Teddy Dondanville

Two days ago was my aunt’s 50th birthday party. I was invited by my host-dad to attend. He was excited to introduce me to his side of the family and eat...

Why Buddhism is True: The Science and Philosophy of Meditation and Enlightenment -Robert Wright   I picked up this book (or I guess I should say ‘downloaded’) because it was recommended...

Where does the mind go, when the mouth cannot speak? Onward and inward, my personality shrinks. 

When you miss me, do nothing more than look up. When I feel sad, I find solace in the skies. When you wish to be by my side, wait for nightfall...

As a PCV, you are constantly being told to lower your expectations. Some might think that this approach is nihilistic or demotivating. However, from my experience it has helped a lot....

So far the hardest thing about my time in Peru has been sickness. It seems like at times I am getting hit from all sides. When I eat I get sick....

Let me just say…WOW. From the minute I picked up this book I was impressed and immediately drawn in. The Story of B, written by Daniel Quinn, is compelling, thought provoking, funny...

The day has finally arrived. The Peru 30 cohort swore in as official volunteers. After some trainees returning home, 20 community health volunteers remain along with 23 youth development volunteers. The...

¿Dónde estoy en su pais? ¿Dónde estoy en su cultura? ¿Dónde estoy en mi aprendizaje? ¿Dónde estoy en mi mente? Nada mas importa. Yo estoy aquí.