Readjusting

I just wanted to link to this blog post to give everyone a sense of what its like to be a part of the rat race, ticking time bomb again. I could write a whole article on my experience, but this post is much more entertaining than me sitting at my mom’s house looking for… Continue reading Readjusting

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‘R’ is for Returned

I’m officially an RPCV and was given Interrupted Service. Theres a few loose ends to tie up, paperwork to process, and other business to take care of. I think the word “interrupted” couldn’t describe it more accurately. My life existed in Zavkhan, and now it doesn’t. With very few goodbyes and lots of tears,  I… Continue reading ‘R’ is for Returned

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Thoughts

I am privileged to be from such a liberally minded place, and have the option to wear what I want, have a decent amount of freedom in choice of jobs, and bare-minimum levels of respect from the opposite gender. I never thought that these things were a privilege, but a right. A basic human right… Continue reading Thoughts

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Five Things About Consumerism

Thanksgiving is supposedly “use-less-stuff Day,” an effort to get Americans to buy less tumblers that they just keep in their cabinet and never use. I just saw buttless panties for sale at Victoria’s Secret. A cashier caught me and asked, “so are you looking for some backless panties?” I kept myself from snorting and said… Continue reading Five Things About Consumerism

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