When I first heard heard that I received the Fulbright my reaction pretty much followed this order: 1) Disbelief. 2) Ecstasy. 3) What next? I’m a planner. I make lists. I play out a variety of scenarios, ponder different possibilities. I seek opportunities, and I follow through whenever possible. I’ll admit that there were a … More Life After Fulbright: Premature Musings
Hello Dear Readers, I have a backlog of things to share (Bonnaroo! Road trip home! GRE! Goals for summer!) but for the moment I’ll touch on two that are recent and relevant for the subject of this blog: placement and Pre-Departure Orientation (PDO). For the first: Placement. Whenever I tell people that I am going … More Placement and PDO
I write to you now from a Starbucks in somewheresville, North Georgia. I left Tampa yesterday in the late morning and am slowly but surely making my way North. My final days in Tampa were bustling, what with packing, saying way too many good byes, and getting a little bit of work done somewhere in … More Bonnaroo or Bust!
My Dear Readers, Two and a half months remain until once again I head across the Pacific for an extended stay, this time in Indonesia. I do not yet know where I will be placed for this time. I could be in a large city, small town, rural village; on the beach or in the … More And so it begins