Monthly Archive: January, 2012

The Beginning

I hate the beginning. Love it and hate it. Acostumbrarse is one of my favorite verbs in Spanish, meaning “get accustomed to.” What, you don’t have a favorite Spanish verb? You really should.… Continue reading

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Orientation Adventures

As I mentioned before, all 36 of us have been coexisting in a little country home retreat outside of Bogotá called Santa Cruz, until the 22nd when everyone ships out for our placements.… Continue reading

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Free Time

So far – three days in – Colombia has felt almost disturbingly…natural. It’s very similar to Ecuador, with the same Latin American flavor characteristic to Guatemala as well. Street dogs, corrugated metal, food… Continue reading

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Blast off.

Thank yous. Boys and the entire Danbury crew for putting up with me. Coworkers and bosses at AIFS for a great ten months. Gunner for snugs and not eating anything important. Teagan, Brianne… Continue reading

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From Within the Whirlwind

By the time I post this, it will be midnight, and 24 hours until January 4th. That’s the crazy day wayyyy off in the future when I get to go to one of… Continue reading

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