Tag Archives: Addis Ababa

the forgotten post

[Blogger’s note: I wrote this as I was getting ready to leave Ethiopia and basically forgot about it and never posted it. So here we are, almost three months post-COS. Enjoy.] So we’re coming to the end of LethiopiaH. In … Continue reading

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reflecting

I’m officially an RPCV. I made it. Done. Leaving on a jet plane, don’t know when I’ll be back again. I’m sure that in some point in the future, I’ll be able to think more clearly about what I’ve accomplished … Continue reading

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list-en up

I’m counting down the days. It’s coming up fast. Between the last minute projects, packing up my house, getting in hang time with friends, and applying for jobs, my time in Ethiopia is flying by. I need to take a … Continue reading

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home, harlem shaking and harar

One hundred ninety volunteers. Two days. One hotel. All volunteer conference. Peace Corps Ethiopia held its first AVC over St. Patrick’s Day weekend. Surprisingly, it went smoothly (no one was administratively separated anyway). Two kind of awesome things came from … Continue reading

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election dejection (but my guy won)

It was bittersweet celebrating the election results alone in a hotel room in Addis. My guy (and girl) won, so I wanted to be with people who were as happy about that as I was. On the other hand, if … Continue reading

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djibouti keeps me busy

Hello, blog audience! It’s been quite some time since my last post, and for that I apologize. I’ve been busy, yes, but that’s no excuse for neglecting you. So, you may be wondering, “what has she been doing that’s kept … Continue reading

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hail to the bus driver

The Good Doctor and I made a last minute trip to Addis over the weekend to say goodbye to a couple of our friends who are leaving Ethiopia. Travel in this country can be quite, er, interesting. What follows, in … Continue reading

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