Just a girl documenting her progression through peace corps application to invitation to placement! **The views expressed in this blog are mine and mine only. They are in no way intended to represent the views of the Peace Corps or the United States Government.**



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My Invitation & Assignment

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Random Peace Corps Posts

Medical/Dental Clearance

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Every group has at least one of the following PCVs:

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The arrogant one:

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The one that refuses to acknowledge that somethings are dangerous:

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The one that is moments away from losing it:

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The one that is involved in every thing:

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This asshole:

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This girl (me):

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The one that is just a little weirder than the rest:

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The one that volunteers for everything:

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This negative jackass:

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My idol, the one who does whatever they want:

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The one who has yet to get laid in country:

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This gem to be around:

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And finally, this one that has their priorities straight:

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Flashback: Epic Birthday Serenading

My 22nd birthday occurred during my Peace Corps training. We had only been in country a month and a half and were finishing the second phase in the Sunai village on Moso, a small island just off the coast of Efate. I have never been that big about celebrating my birthday and had very low expectations considering how far away I was from friends and family and the fact that I had known the other…

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My man Umej.

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He has dark skin with the notorious Aneityum blond hair and big brown eyes. Luckily for me, he lives next door and waves me over every morning I leave my house. We story everyday, walkabout the village together, walk the sandbeach, and play games. We have fun together!

Simonton just had his first birthday July 28th and is my main man. Before I came to the village he would only ever go to his…

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New Blog

If you want to hear about the good, bad, ugly, and sometimes hilarious aspects of life as a Peace Corps volunteer living and working on a small island in the south pacific nation of Vanuatu check out my new blog! 

http://womanumej.wordpress.com

"So please ask yourself: What would I do if I weren’t afraid? And then go do it."
-Sheryl Sandberg, Lean In: Women, Work, and the Will to Lead (via wordsnquotes)