Author Archives: laurabramblett

signing out & settling in

I’m not exactly sure what possessed me to think that I’d be able to provide a blog post during my last week at site. I don’t think any of my capacities – emotional, mental, physical – were prepared to commit … Continue reading

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sentiment soufflé

I compose this post with a casserole of emotions: pleasure in documenting the village and crèche development, satisfaction with my last couple weeks of school, and anticipation for my upcoming occupation change which includes the bittersweet necessity of moving away … Continue reading

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uncool as a pickle

Peace Corps has three general goals for its Volunteers: 1) to help the people of interested countries and areas in meeting their needs for trained workers, 2) to help promote a better understanding of Americans on the part of the … Continue reading

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final mesh, horsie sesh, building crèche

And, six weeks later, she opens her laptop again. (Not really, but it assuages my guilt for not posting in ages.) Today will bring you updates from on and off the playing field: tastes of my Peace Corps Volunteer life … Continue reading

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rambled eggs

Never before in the States would I be found composing a Word document at 06:30am, let alone even awake by then. But, let’s be honest, Peace Corps has a way of turning anyone’s daily, monthly, yearly, personal, short term, and … Continue reading

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