24 Jun 19
Send It To Senegal

The tiny bus sputtered as it lumbered across the bridge. The Gambia river slithered under us, winding its way west. The sun was setting and the winds were rising. The soccer team in the back and on the roof were chanting, “koulari, koulari,” the name of our village. They had just won a match at […]

18 Jun 19
sierra madison | pcv

work, play, and culture all in one post

16 Jun 19

A: A is for ______, starts every introduction to the English Alphabet book ever written. My Peace Corps service cannot be summed up into a succinct word or phrase. Rather, it is a myriad of feelings, images, cherished moments, frustrations, friendships and so much more. So, I am going to try to keep it (relatively) […]

12 Jun 19
Crater Corps

I am shocked to report that it has been three months since I moved to Senegal. Three months in Senegal means three months of blog content. So yes, this is a long one.  To start off, I have been struggling to decide how I want to portray the people, places and experiences that have made […]

05 Jun 19
Jamm Rekk

It’s been a long time since I’ve written on my blog. I’m 21ish months into service and living in a larger city means that my time is often taken by other people. And I allow people to take my time because I desperately want to avoid boredom. Today is the end of Ramadan or “korite” […]

05 Jun 19

Rabat – The end of Ramadan is a special event  for the Muslim world, and to properly cap off such a wonderful holiday the start of a new celebration begins. Eid Al-Fitr is a celebrations that gives Muslims everywhere a chance to come together with their families and display acts of kindness and compassion to […]

04 Jun 19

Scene of accident/File At least 10 people were killed in a crash between a bus and a truck in northern Senegal, authorities said Tuesday. According to reports, this happened at a time when many Muslim faithful are on the move as the holy month of Ramadan ends. Advertise With Us According to the local fire […]