they told me to expect “high highs and low lows”

Let’s say as human beings, we have an emotional scale of 0-100, with 100 being extreme “high” emotions and 0 being extreme “low.” (this very obviously isn't a perfect representation but it works for this example.) In America, I’d say I had a daily, average, emotional range of 40-60. Every once in a while I’d... Continue Reading →

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ohheyitsMOREsarah

So.. you're probably thinking: what the heck is this? Lately I am finding that there seem to be two ways to document my service here. I want to share about 1. The culture around me. The people. Beautiful things and challenges about life here. While of course these things are still seen with the lens... Continue Reading →

the privilege of a root canal

Lately I’ve been thinking about how privileged I am as a Peace Corps Volunteer. There are a lot of situations where I feel that I could complain about how “bad things are for me,” and lets be real: I do complain. to myself, usually followed by an eye roll. to my fellow PCVs , always... Continue Reading →

50 Things I Love About my Life

I've lived in Tanzania for 190 days and in my own house for a little more than 3 months at this point. Yesterday I was told, “You look amazing and sound genuinely happy from deep down.” I responded, "to know how happy I am here..you’d have to take whatever happiness shows in my facebook posts... Continue Reading →

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