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Its so hard to say goodbye…

I am approaching my last day in Mexico more rapidly than I expected.  Originally, my last day would be around June 1.  It’s never set in stone because it depends on the individual and what they are working on.  I … Continue reading

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Las Posadas

This is my second Christmas in Mexico and its magical.  Dia de la Independencia, Dia de los Muertos and Semana Santa are also awesome holidays in Mexico but for Christmas they really go all out…lots of decorations, fiestas, pastorelas, piñatas and ponche. Yes, I will explain … Continue reading

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These are a few of my favorite things…

Originally I wanted to write this before Thanksgiving and my trip back to the US but I got too busy… it actually works better this way because being back reminded me of what I really love about Mexico! 1. Tacos! … Continue reading

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2nd Best Peace Corps Blog!!

According to the Online Education Database (OEDb) my blog is the 2nd best blog in the world! Click on the hyperlink above to see the actual article.  The statement about my blog was pretty short and sweet: Daisie´s Peace Corps … Continue reading

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San Blas and Isla Isabel

Not sure if I mentioned this or not but I really envy the Environment Group here in Mexico.  They really get more of the Peace Corps experience by living in campos and really having to learn Spanish since most people … Continue reading

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Cervantino Festival in Guanajuato

The Cervantino Festival is held in Guanajuato, Guanajuato.  Guanajuato is one of the most beautiful towns in Mexico and it attracts tourists from all over the world and most of them this for this festival.  I had been to G … Continue reading

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Not Your Typical Peace Corps Experience

When most people (including myself) think of the Peace Corps they think of the plains of Africa or the jungles of Southeast Asia.  I imagined myself sitting in the dirt somewhere surround by kids singing songs, practicing the ABCs and … Continue reading

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Tequisquiapan aka Tequis

Between teaching and working at my center I only get one day off…Sundays and usually that day is for cleaning, shopping and cooking too.  I was in desperate need of a break from everything so I decided to take a … Continue reading

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Clases de tecnologia…aka games at Daisie´s

I think today we take it for granted that kids know computers.   Even when I was a Big Sister in the early 2000’s for the Big Brother Big Sister program in one of the poorest neighborhoods in Phoenix, AZ, the teachers … Continue reading

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A year later…

Next week my PC class heads to the PC offices for Mid Service Training.  Its hard to believe that its been a year already…well a year in service.  Officially I´ve been in Mexico since March of 2011 but June was … Continue reading

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