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Highs Outweigh The Lows

This week has had a lot of ups and a few downs, it’s really pretty easy to just focus on the lows of the week, so I decided to make a post to remind myself of the cool things that have happened this week. 461 more words


No Sheep in Camp

It was becoming obvious that place names along the Chilkoot Trail are often paradoxical. We spent three nights in Sheep Camp and did not see a single sheep. 355 more words

Chilkoot Trail


When I was growing up, there was one summer that my older sister left for the summer to serve as an AmeriCorps member.  I didn’t really know what that meant, but I remember thinking that she had a super cool patch on her sleeve – and it would be cool to wear it one day.   216 more words

"I wish I had learned this in school"

NCBI Trainers Fae Brooks and Heidi Wallace presented the Building Bridges Across Group Lines training for over 200 National FoodCorps members and staff at Lewis and Clark College in Portland, Oregon. 172 more words

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2 Weeks Down, Many More To Go

So my first two weeks with AmeriCorps are complete and so begins my third. I’m gonna be honest, there was a small part of me that was unsure of my decision to serve this year, but after my first two weeks that uncertainty is entirely gone. 441 more words


Kat in Crisis

Alright, I’m going to be really honest here. These last two days have been hard. I’m not talking like stale bagel kind of hard. I’m talking hard like a hot guys abs. 660 more words

New Orleans

AmeriCorps: to serve or not to serve

Today I completed my exit survey for AmeriCorps, meaning that as of today I am officially done with my service year.  Since I have a blog and too much time on my hands, I figured it couldn’t hurt to add my two cents to the hundreds of reviews of AmeriCorps out there on the interwebs.   1,308 more words