If you make through the entire 27 months of your Peace Corps service, then you reach a milestone that we PCVs in the PC call COS: Close of Service. I find Close of Service to be a really clunky term, as I'm not entirely sure what it is that closes after two years. My service … Continue reading Closure


Ari, Man Gank

My village bus was nearly fifteen minutes late. I almost took it as a sign to turn back and walk home. It was an early May morning, 11:12 a.m., and the sun was already strong enough to make sweat spring up spontaneously all along my skin. The air was already dusty and the other people … Continue reading Ari, Man Gank