05 October 2015

coming home - part II

This is part II in a series that will constitute the final punctuation of this blog. In case you missed it and don't feel like scrolling down, check out part I here.


30 September 2015

coming home - part I

Ever since completing my Peace Corps service and departing from Ethiopia in June of 2014, I have struggled to find a way to close off this blog. At this point, there's no sense in trying to recount the events leading up to or following my departure. Instead, my sign-off will capture part of something I could not have anticipated at that time - a return to Ethiopia a mere 15 months later. This will be my final post, delivered in multiple parts. I am currently working on starting a new blog to document my experiences, opinions, and whatever else inspires me to write. I will post a link to that site here once it's up and running.

To everyone who supported me throughout my service, know that my gratitude is unending. With that, I give you, coming home - part I.

23 February 2014

will bailey, rpcv?

Anyone who has served in the Peace Corps in the age of the laptop and external hard drives knows the value of a good t.v. series or two. I have been working my way through The West Wing for more than a year. In an episode somewhere around the middle of the 7th and final season, now Press Secretary Will Bailey is having a (flirtatious) conversation with Kate Harper. In the middle of a few quick camera cuts I caught a glimpse of a logo that has become all too familiar in my tenure as a Peace Corps Volunteer...