Yesterday, I was told I tested positive for HIV. I was called into the doctor’s office, after having blood drawn for my Peace Corps end-of-service physical, and was told I tested positive for HIV. I sat there still, hearing the words be replayed in my head. I was told I tested positive for HIV. How? […]
Last sunday, I spent the whole day walking through village taking pictures. I left my house at 6AM and did not make it back to my house until dark. I discovered new paths, new people, and an entirely new village. For instance, I did not know that my village made pottery and ended up making friends […]
Currently sitting under a mango tree trying to get some thoughts out onto the screen. As I type this, I realize that typing on a computer really has little of the romantic value associated with good old pen and paper copy. Yet, I don’t know if I would ever share the thoughts I write in […]
Over the past twelve years, eating has been a rather introspective and conscious activity for me. Whether for moral reasons, my personal health, or the health of the environment, I’ve spent a great deal of time thinking and rethinking my food choices.
In working toward fulfilling the Peace Corps Mission of promoting world peace and friendship, as a trainee and Volunteer, you are expected to: 1.) Prepare your personal and professional life to make a commitment to serve abroad for a full term of 27 months … As of writing this post I have 79 days […]