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About bnw0404

I hope to use this blog to keep everyone updated on my Peace Corps journey from California to Ethiopia Disclaimer: The contents of this page, and all links appearing on this page, do not represent the positions, views or intents of the U.S. Government, or the United States Peace Corps.

Forever’s a mighty long time

But that’s what it’s been. I have to start off by first saying I’m sorry, I know that people did enjoy reading the crazyiness of life here in Ethiopia and I feel like I just dropped off the face of … Continue reading

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Breaking Mental Boundaries

Coming to Ethiopia as a fresh graduate was my first time away from a structured environment. First time I had to just figure things out on my own. As much as Peace Corps tries to prepare you, until you step … Continue reading

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YOU!!!! Give me Money!!!!

Because I am a foreigner, I am rich and therefore should hand you birr. I was told I should give money to him, the older man, because I am a foreigner and I am rich. Never you mind that I … Continue reading

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What do u do?

O the random things One we had an all volunteer conference and for all those wondering what I do, this quick video will give you a little taste. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=auBHtyTYcYw Project My project got permission! TACKLED THAT FIRST HURDLE like a boss! … Continue reading

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SHE DID IT!!! My Sister’s Charming Post :)

I know you want to get right into her story! But remember anything I add will be in (parantheses) I’m guessing by now, most of you have read my mom’s post. Breanna has asked me a few times about doing … Continue reading

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Guest Blooger Ma Describes Trip to Ethiopia

After threatening to not write a post until she did, ma finally wrote about her trip this past oct!  Although it lacks details about the Ethiopian part of the trip, I think its a great intro to our vacation. Please pester her … Continue reading

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Meskel- My Favorite Holiday

Meskel Celeberating: Finding of the True Cross Wednesday night marked the beginning of Meskel, the Ethiopian Orthodox celebration of the Finding of the True Cross. At around 5 o’clock I heard drums pounding and joyful singing, so I ran outside … Continue reading

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