Sorry for the delay on my last blog for my Pulse assignment. It has been a true whirlwind. I had 5 days upon my return
My last week at Path is here. As this bittersweet moments starts and the holidays hit, it is vital to take inventory. Inventory of my
There are not many opportunities in life to do things differently. Habits are hard to break. Time always seems like an enemy. We get into
Most of my posts I believe highlight what a great place Vietnam is. But with all good things there are bad and even ugly things.
I have never created a bucket list. At least not officially. I make lists of many things. I do this on sticky notes and note
Expatriate or more commonly known as “expat”. There are people that temporarily or permanently reside in a foreign country that is other than their citizenship.
“Oh don’t go there it is too touristy!” I am told this a lot by many people. That includes locals and foreigners. So I have
In my work we work with several key populations; MSM (gay), TG (transgender), FSW (female sex workers), PWID (people who inject drugs) and their clients/partners.
There is a motto I live by: “Immaturity comes with inexperience”. In this context immaturity just means lack of experience. We tend to use negative
When I look back on my life I really do feel sorry for my mom in some ways. The biggest one is my texture issues
In Pulse assignments you are always thrown curve balls. I have been told this by the Pulse team and former volunteers. Anticipate the unexpected. This
In many circles it is said that respect is earned not given. I have kind of always agreed with that. But at the same time
So last weekend I took the opportunity to go trekking and caving in Central Vietnam. Another volunteer, Mohamed, went with me. Vietnam is well known
So when you start a Pulse assignment you are given a scope of work (SOW). It is not the most detailed thing ever. It is
I love massages. I won’t deny it nor act like I do not. If I could hire a personal masseuse to follow me around I