1. Years That Ask Questions

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    January 2, 2015 by Brittany

    New Year 2015 formed from sparking digits over black background

    “There are years that ask questions and years that answer.”  – Zora Neale Hurston This has been something I have …
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  2. Readjustment Part Two


    January 27, 2014 by Brittany

    Girl Staring Out Window

    I read another 17ers blog recently, and she inspired me to be more honest about readjusting.  Because she’s right- it’s …
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  3. “What’s that? Is this new?” Or Readjustment to Life in America

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    January 18, 2014 by Brittany


    I think I’ve asked these questions more in the past month than I probably have in a long long time. …
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  4. Home

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    December 3, 2013 by Brittany


    When I was growing up my best friend in elementary school would always call my house home.  As in “yea, …
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  5. Musings of an Almost RPCV

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    October 27, 2013 by Brittany

    Coffee and Notebook

    I have 6 ½ weeks left in Peru.  While this may seem like a long time, it’s going to fly …
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  6. Gratitude

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    September 20, 2013 by Brittany


    Peace Corps life is filled with so many ups and downs.  Sometimes the day is filled with ups and downs. …
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  7. Ode to Aurora

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    September 9, 2013 by Brittany

    Last weekend I hung out with a few volunteers, and for some reason we got to talking about all the …
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About Me

Hi! I’m Brittany and I served in Peru from 2011- 2013. I’m from Maryland, and went to school at American University in DC. This blog attempts to capture the crazy beautiful, difficult life that is Peace Corps and readjustment to life back in the States.


The opinions expressed in this blog are mine personally and do not reflect the policies or viewpoints of the Peace Corps, United States government, or any other entities mentioned herein.

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