The inspiration for this piece came from a response I was writing to one of the prompts of my final report for my University. At the end of it, I thought to myself, “this could be an interesting share for the Peace Corps Diversity Spotlight Series.” So I did some quick edits, extended it a bit and emailed it to the Diversity Task Force Representative in my region. I asked him to… Read More
Category: Ramblings Tags: Diversity Spotlight Series, fishbowl, identity, peace corps, peace corps-peru, peru, peru 30, reflections, reflexivity, self, self-identity, social science, sociology, sociology of self, travel, travel blog, travel writing, traveling
So I’ve been in country for about 6 months. This is by far the longest time I have been out of the country. And I think the longest time I’ve been away from my family. I am no stranger to living on my own, but I always make it home for a week or two during the holidays. One part of me deeply misses my family and friends. The other part of… Read More
Category: Personal Reflections Tags: 6 months, about me, blog, blogging, huayno, identity, peace corps, peace corps-peru, peru, peru 30, rock climbing, self, self-identity, sick, sickness, travel, travel blog, traveling, yoga
One self Or selves, I pick a mask from the shelves. Dressed to impress I begin to feel the stress. I hope my face fits And withstands the social hits.