Host Family #2 The Kolgeci Family My second host family was an extremely poor family living in the mountains on the west side of Kosovo. There were a total of 8 people living in the […]
There’s a reason Peace Corps places volunteers with locals as much as possible, to live in the communities and in many cases, with an ethnic family. In my case, I lived with 3 separate families […]
“Girls here are controlled our whole lives.”
We had just sat down at the local café where we met regularly for macchiatos and conversation. Her bold statement startled me as I gazed across the table at my young student.
One month, two weeks and a day.
People text, people message, a few truly concerned pick up their phones a continent away. “Jess, how are you? Where are you? Are you alive?” The questions spiral around me like the daily morning mist that greets me on my sunrise runs.
Rumor has it times are hard and finding ways to set yourself above the other prospective job-seekers in a competitive workforce is rough these days. May I make a completely unbiased life choice suggestion?