Our Reconnect conference provided us opportunity to reconnect with familiarities, reevaluate purposes and goals, and rejuvenate the sense of adventure that brought us here in the first place.
“Be patient. The change you want to see in the world will not happen right away.”
"Will Grayson, Will Grayson" by John Green and David Levithan
Peace Corps life can absolutely be lonely, but PCVs are never truly alone.
"Wonder" by R.J. Palacio
"Love in the Time of Cholera" by Gabriel García Márquez
As a Mother’s Day tribute, I thought I’d try to explain a little bit of Peace Corps journey my mom unknowingly embarked on when I boarded that plane in January.
The word "bpai-tiao" means "travel" or "visit" in Thai, which is quickly becoming one of my favorite words to hear and use, simply because it means seeing and experiencing new places.
"The Geography of Bliss: One Grump’s Search for the Happiest Places in the World" by Eric Weiner
In a very official and goosebump-ey fashion, we raised our right hands and recited the oath that more than 5,000 others in Thailand have taken before us.
Just like that, we found ourselves in the final week of PST. WHOA!