Tag Archives: United States of America

What Now?

The National Entrepreneurship Congress and Competition is over. The school year is all but over. The wonders of Matagalpa have been explored. Thanksgiving has been had at the Ambassador’s Residence. What now? What do I do, with respect to work, … Continue reading

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Summer in America, Winter in Nicaragua

July is known as a “winter” month in Nicaragua, even though Nicaragua is in the same hemisphere as the USA, where we know July as high summer. I put winter in quotes though because it isn’t winter as we know … Continue reading

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Blog it Home

As defined by Congress, the Peace Corps has three goals. And one of them is to promote America’s understanding of other culture. I primarily work toward this goal through this blog. And last year, the Peace Corps inaugurated a new … Continue reading

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More Class Cancellations and the World Cup

This morning started with some sad news. One of the teachers I work with hurt his foot and the doctor has ordered him off it for the whole week. He teaches five sections of entrepreneurship (each an hour and a half … Continue reading

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Jurementación

Although I’ve been in Nicaragua for nearly three months, I wasn’t actually a Volunteer until last Friday morning. During the first 11 weeks in country, when you are in training, you are considered a Trainee, not a Volunteer. To become … Continue reading

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