An Ode to Marsi

Oh Marsi – how I miss you so You of the Kediri tailoring scene You with the 30,000 Rp price You of the perfectly tailored garments How I miss you so Marsi is the best tailor in Kediri, no contest. During PST my Ibu insisted on taking me to the penjahit jauh (far tailor) because the… Continue reading An Ode to Marsi



It's been a while since my last post. The first six weeks at permanent site were a difficult adjustment, but more on that soon. First - Swearing-In! Swearing-In is a big day for Peace Corps Volunteers. There are a lot of steps and hurdles in becoming an official PCV, but the biggest is definitely Pre-Service… Continue reading Swearing-In