What I packed (and wish I packed)

Glad I Brought: Voltage converter/plug adapter (This was the best. It changed the plug of any electronic, but it also converted voltage for those items that might not automatically do so. For instance, computers do, but my hair straightener might not. Plug adapters were easy to find here, but voltage converters were not as easy….

5 Things I Found Weird in America

I have lived in the United States for most of my life.  And many of the things that are common place there are not common place in other parts of the world.  I had become used to those things being part of life, but during my time in Ethiopia I lived without many of those things and…

8 Quirks I Took to America

Today marks 6 months since my return from Ethiopia. Today also marks the establishment of Peace Corps after Kennedy made a passionate speech that made Peace Corps possible, and thus, a celebration at Peace Corps Headquarters that last for a week.  During my two years in Ethiopia I picked up many things that are culturally…