Home Sweet Home

I made it! After about 11 weeks of training, Peace Corps Jamaica Group 88 volunteers were sworn in last Friday (the live feed was recorded and can be viewed on the Peace Corps Jamaica facebook page). Afterwards we enjoyed cake and food with our PC staff and site supervisors then all the volunteers got into …

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Renewal & Rasta Man Riddles

Today I am grateful for the Rasta man that came to my gate to sell jellies (young coconuts), jackfruit, and Jamaican apples. I am grateful for the riddles he told, offering free fruit in exchange for the answers. And I am grateful that I did not answer any of the riddles correctly so that we could laugh …

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Kraas Kolcha Day & Goodbye Hellshire

Things I am grateful for today: Cool mornings, windy days, ice cubes, and coffee. Yesterday was Kraas Kolcha (cross culture) day at training where we had the opportunity to learn about other regions of the US that trainees in our group are from in a series of presentations and to learn more about Jamaican culture through …

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