A sweet friend and fellow Peace Corps Moldova volunteer has put into words what often times is so hard to explain. I too nod my head in agreement in a resounding “Yes, me too!” Olivia, thank you for writing these thoughtful and honest words.
(P.S. – Listen to it with the music in the background. So good!)
[Soundtrack: Lose It – Oh Wonder. Listen here.]
I haven’t written for nearly a year. I have more unpublished drafts than I care to admit, but when it came to actually posting these posts, I kept getting hung up. Nothing felt quite right. Which is silly since this is a blog to merely update people on my life and experiences serving in the Peace Corps. But the posts felt somehow dishonest. Incomplete. Insincere.
At first I didn’t know why I was having such a hard time writing these posts. As time progressed it became clear that I was having a hard time with the disconnect between the stories I wished I could share, and the stories I actually could.
The stories I want to be able tell you are ones of success and inspiration and happy endings. But things here just aren’t that simple.
I want to write the story…
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