Day in the Life of a PC Trainee

Because I’m busy for most of the day and so much is happening, I’ve been feeling a little overwhelmed in thinking of what to blog about. My favorite soccer journalist, Sid Lowe, does weekly reviews where he goes in depth about one issue/team and provides short blurbs about other highlights from around the league, and... Continue Reading →

Trojan Horse

You know how in high school when you take the driver's ed class and they tell you about the "impervious" attitude that teenagers have? I had that attitude about Peace Corps pooping. Having bad bowel movements in the Peace Corps is a long-storied tradition of humor and discomfort. A Google search of "Peace Corps poops"... Continue Reading →

1. Travel

Friday 4/14 Van cab to hotel Double tree room 1112 Interesting to hear one retiree's motivations for joining the PC - heard the director speak on PBS and thought it was cool Dinner for 12-ish at Prost then Delilahs with college friends. Saturday Training 8-5 Ohn Soo the Real Madrid Two Korean American training people -... Continue Reading →

Motivational Statement

As a way to share why I applied and what I was daydreaming about as a press intern in Washington DC, I've copied my motivational statement here. In it, I was prompted to "provide a few paragraphs explaining your reasons for wanting to serve as a PCV and how you plan to overcome the various challenges"... Continue Reading →


Hello Planet Earth, Gamarjoba (Hello!) Welcome to my Peace Corps blog. Here I will be recounting the stories and images from my two years as an English Teacher in Georgia for the Peace Corps. The title is inspired by Georgia's flag and wine, both of which are red and white. I'm sure that my experiences... Continue Reading →

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If You're Lucky Then the King's a She

A Peace Corps Volunteer sharing his experiences

Red, White, and In Between

Stories from your friendly neighborhood PCV