In an effort to provide some background into my decision to join the Peace Corps, I thought I would post the essays I sent in with my application. The application is quite long and detailed, and the topics that are … Continue reading
Daily Archives: January 27, 2011
I am a Peace Corps Volunteer working in Mali for two years promoting sustainable agriculture and environment development.
Address in Mali:
What I’m ReadingKing Leopold's Ghost - Adam Hochschild
What I’ve ReadHigh Tide in Tucsan - Barbara Kingsolver All the King's Men - Robert Penn Warren Half the Sky - Nicholas D. Kristof, Sheryl WuDunn Prodigal Summer - Barbara Kingsolver Dirt: The Erosion of Civilization - David R. Montgomery Everything is Illuminated - Jonathan Safran Foer To Kill a Mockingbird - Harper Lee The Education of Little Tree - Forrest Carter The Rodale Book of Composting Team of Rivals - Doris Kearns Goodwin The Jungle Book - Rudyard Kipling The Lacuna - Barbara Kingsolver The History of the House of Representatives - Robert Remini East of Eden - John Steinbeck Three Cups of Tea - Greg Mortenson, David Oliver Relin The Imperial Cruise - James Bradley