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 →

Peace Corps Training: Week 0

So, I have spent the past week-ish in Dar es Salaam, Tanzania. In that time....so much has happened; however, not a ton of blog-worthy stuff has happened. So first "important" updates, and then some random details of the past week that some people may be interested in. First and foremost, if you want to be... Continue Reading →

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