Finding Peace

The tiny frustrations have percolated into one big giant realization: It just never works out the way you want it to. That old, cliché saying— Expect the worse, hope for the best—its been ringing in my ears this past week. I am eerily American in the fact that I subconsciously acknowledge that productiveness is key… Continue reading Finding Peace


I was about ten or eleven years old when I first thought about working abroad. I pictured myself selfless and altruistic, throwing my aid at the feet of those who need it. I pictured myself in a third-world country feeding starving children or something completely cliché of that nature. My mom asked me what happened… Continue reading Puzzles

New home

I read a lot of blog posts about Peace Corps volunteers serving abroad, and at the beginning of the summer when I left for Mongolia I felt like everyone had something to say about the severity and the overall extremeness of the journey they’re about to undertake. I’d like to think that everyday anywhere is… Continue reading New home