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Packing…

One week before I left for Philadelphia to attend our staging event I was freaking out and over analyzing my luggage situation…did I pack too much? (The answer is yes), or did I not pack enough? (Highly unlikely). I was regretting packing my things early, which was a miracle in itself because it’s something I …

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Comfortable with the Uncomfortable 

Just as I was getting comfortable with my surroundings and daily routine in Okahandja, it was time to get uncomfortable in a new setting...because in the Peace Corps, we learn to become comfortable with being uncomfortable! I packed my hiking backpack and a smaller backpack to the brim with (hopefully) enough to get me through …

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Namibia Thus Far: Pre-Service Training, Settling Into Homestay, and Delicious, Delicious Food

It's been a little over two weeks since we arrived and I think my brain is starting to move past the denial stage and recognize that I am in Namibia. It's been so bizarre driving on the highway as a lot of the landscape looks like we're just in Palm Springs or Arizona, but then …

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