Peace Corps 2018

“If This Is Home, Welcome Home.”

March 20th, 2020   After leaving my site on March 12th, I had one more full week to live in Ethiopia.  And it went nothing like I thought it would.  From the moment of arriving in Jimma on Thursday and connecting to wifi, my phone was blowing up with emails and texts.  This coronavirus issue… Continue reading “If This Is Home, Welcome Home.”

Peace Corps 2018

My Last Week At Site.

March 11th, 2020   Let's be honest.  The tears started two weeks out from my leave date from site of March 12th, 2020. I would lay in bed looking at pictures of the compound family on my phone and tears would roll down my cheeks as I knew that saying goodbye to them was going… Continue reading My Last Week At Site.

Peace Corps 2018

Last Few Months At Site.

*This blog was written a few weeks before my service ended.*  March 1st, 2020 The start of 2020 has flown by for me. I feel like it has been one thing after another and now here I am with only a couple weeks of service left. I felt like I should have a “wrap up”… Continue reading Last Few Months At Site.

Peace Corps 2018

Reasons Why I’m Scared to Return to America.

February 10th, 2020   Let me preface all of this blabbering and say, I am very excited to return home and be with my loved ones again. On multiple occasions I would sit and daydream of seeing them, and a piercing pain would stab my heart. It made me catch my breath, as if I… Continue reading Reasons Why I’m Scared to Return to America.