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Done and . . . done.

Wow. I don’t know how to describe what I’m feeling right now. Three weeks of desperate typing, fighting volunteers for chair space in the med unit, and frustrating changes, and . . . it’s done. The things you never expect to be doing as a PCV. Basically, it was a giant clusterfuck. Ben and I… Read More Done and . . . done.

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What does Theresa eat?

Yogurt has proven itself delightfully easy to make. And making it myself is hella cheaper than buying it. And it won’t make me sick either (often a problem, when refrigerators are only turned on during the day . . . and the yogurt can be months old). Chewy granola was also easy, but I think… Read More What does Theresa eat?

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PACE yourself.

When I was younger, I used to get in huge fights with my parents, especially my father. He and I are surprisingly alike, which means that we both know exactly what buttons to push in order to get the other one going. And oh man did we go. Finally, the fight would start to wind… Read More PACE yourself.

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home sweet home

alive. back in cotonou. house is a disaster. millions of things to do. but yeah. emails and all that junx by the end of the week. love, tdeeo

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Oh so tangy!

Email from Glen (February): Theresa, please call me. Phone conversation between Theresa and Glen (March): Theresa: Hi, it’s Theresa. Glen: You’re coming up to hang out, right? Theresa: Yeah, but only for a day or two. Glen: Cool. Conversation between Theresa and Glen at All-Vol (mid-April): Glen: So I’ve got this project for you when… Read More Oh so tangy!