I've been cultivating a cute little indoor garden lately, and I may just be imagining it all, but it seems like my plants have their own unique personalities. Read on if you'd like to know how I think of each of them... Quinn is the big sister, the strong one, the rock. She supports that … Continue reading Plant Personifications
I haven’t written a blog post since July, and I’ve been trying to pinpoint why that is. First, I figured it was because I had intended for my blog to be a record of my time in Malawi, and since I came home, I shouldn’t make any more posts. But that wasn’t quite it, because … Continue reading Embracing the Maze
As many of you know, I’m no longer in Africa. On the afternoon when I moved all my belongings out of my little house, my sweet neighbor was standing by, always watchful, and she stopped me and asked if I was leaving because of a “problem with Malawi.” I want to assure all of you, … Continue reading Tiwonana
I left home 3 weeks ago today, and not a day has gone by when I haven’t missed it. I miss my family, I miss my friends, I miss my bed and hot showers and turkey sandwiches. Oh my goodness, I miss turkey sandwiches. I wish I could drive my car around and belt out … Continue reading But I Have Stars
Today marks two months until I leave for Malawi, and I'm getting more and more excited each day!! Before researching the copious Peace Corps openings a year ago, I had never even heard of Malawi, so I thought it would be helpful to compile some facts and figures for those of you who have also … Continue reading A Little About Malawi
Moni, anzanga! Hello, friends! The primary purpose of this blog is to keep in touch with my friends and family while I’m serving with the Peace Corps in Malawi. However, it is my hope that this little site will also reach others who might be interested in the Peace Corps, volunteering overseas, or learning about … Continue reading Greetings!