Estamos Juntos

Juntos. "Together", in Portuguese. Estamos. "We are", from the same. In Mozambican Portuguese, "Estamos juntos" - we are together - is a catchall phrase that crops up everywhere. As an expression of solidarity: "Estamos juntos." To check understanding: "Estamos juntos?" To validate a partnership: "Estamos juntos."   When you imagine a Peace Corps volunteer, the…Read more Estamos Juntos

A Mouse Tale

I recently came across a collection of half-finished blog posts and short stories, mostly from my first six months of service. I assume I intended to publish them, but never got around to it. At my mother's insistence, and possibly against my better judgment, I've decided to share them over the next few weeks. * …Read more A Mouse Tale