Category Archives: Issues

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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gratefuliving

“Once in a while you get shown the light in the strangest of places if you look at it right.” Thank you, Grateful Dead, for taking a few mundane words and so aptly weaving them together in a beautiful way … Continue reading

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umlungu blues

I’ve been sitting on my porch for a while today, swatting away aggressive flies and scribbling some thoughts about skin colour that I thought I’d try to organize and share with you all. I’m sure some of you have been … Continue reading

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[dis]comfort

Sawubona, cyber world!  I just got back from an amazing weekend trip to Durban – several PCVs met up to attend a soccer game…South Africa is hosting the AFCON (Africa Cup of Nations) this year and we decided it’d be … Continue reading

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box of issues

Thus far, I have really enjoyed my September-November phase of community integration.  I’ve been extremely welcomed by my village (since I’m the first PCV here, this is an integral step), my family and I get along famously, and life at … Continue reading

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