Home – Where is that again?

Tired eyes slide open, drawn to the brightest object in the room. The digital clock. 5:30 a.m. My brain registers the room, the hum of the air conditioning, the soft pillows, the dog sleeping on the floor next to me. A dream has left traces in the fog of my mind. A dream of sweat... Continue Reading →

The First Days – A New Life Begins

Saturday, June 11. My sister drove me to D.C. I had nothing but two suitcases and a backpack containing all of my possessions for the next two years. The last few weeks have been so full of goodbyes I can’t even count them anymore and they all sort of blend together. The last goodbye seemed... Continue Reading →

31 Days to Adventure

Exactly one month from today, I will board a plane with 19 other volunteers and fly to the other side of the world. I won't be back for more than two years. Joining the Peace Corps has been a dream of mine for so long it has hardly seemed real. It hardly seemed real last... Continue Reading →

Women in the Newsroom

There is a lot of hype out in the media these days about women being oppressed by, well… the media. Media, you may want to check yourself, you seem to be setting a double standard. In all seriousness as a woman and as a proud and recent member of the media, this is an issue... Continue Reading →

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