My Dear Host-Mother

We have a saying here in Timor-Leste and it goes like this: “Feto forte, nasaun forte.” It translates to “Strong women, strong nation,” and is a popular phrase blurted out in meetings concerning women and the future of this young country. Many of my fellow Peace Corps Volunteers have heard me talk about my host-mom … More My Dear Host-Mother

Too Big To Ignore

Helloooooo, ladies I was in class the other day and since it was the first day, my teacher wanted to do an icebreaker exercise with the class. He asked us all to introduce ourselves with our name, where we are from, and who our inspirations were. Seems like a fairly easy task. As I was … More Too Big To Ignore

GreenQueen927

Hello Everyone! Today, I want to share with you all a project of mine that has been in the works for a while. During my senior year of high school, I started a  YouTube channel with the idea of creating content based on living a more sustainable lifestyle. I really enjoyed filming, editing and pretty … More GreenQueen927

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Hello, everyone! September is nearing its end and right now school is keeping me incredibly busy. I’ve been reading everything from soil profiles to catalog raisonneés for my classes, and I’ve still managed to find time to squeeze in a little bit of reading time just for myself. Today I want to tell y’all about … More Attachments

Stay Gold

Hey Everyone! As I’m sure most of you know, graduation season is well underway. Seeing my friend’s and family’s graduation pictures has made me think about my own graduation and how I have grown in the years since. It all started a few weeks ago when my classmates told me about about a conversation they … More Stay Gold