On to the Next Chapter

On Thursday morning, we gathered up our numerous packed bags (wondering how in the world we had managed to accumulate so much more stuff than what we brought), and said goodbye to our host families.  Of course, a proper goodbye in Moldova must include alcohol- at 7:30 in the morning, as I sat eating breakfast, … Continue reading On to the Next Chapter

Site Visits: Sunday in Festelita

I woke up around 7:30 on Sunday morning.  I slowly got ready, wrote in my journal, and then joined my host family for breakfast- which was similar to pancakes, but they were fried.  We then joined my school director, and drove to a nearby monastery. On our way to the monastery, we stopped to visit … Continue reading Site Visits: Sunday in Festelita

Site Visits: Saturday in Festelita

As I've mentioned a couple of times, we visited our future sites this weekend.  I met my school director in Chisinau a little before 8:00 on Saturday morning (which meant getting the 6:30 rutiera from Costesti).  I was pretty proud of myself for making it to the Stefan cel Mare monument, our designated meeting place, … Continue reading Site Visits: Saturday in Festelita

Site Announcements!

About halfway through PST (pre-service training), there is a big event called "Site Announcements" where our future permanent sites are revealed.  This is followed within the next couple of days with our site visits, where we go for 2-3 days to visit our new sites.  We meet our partners, check out the town, and our … Continue reading Site Announcements!