I believe I’ve mentioned in previous posts that I volunteer at the local Disability Center once a week. Every Thursday afternoon I hang out with the kids in the younger class. Usually this just involves playing with the toys and having a blast. Sometimes we sing and dance. The kids are great and they always … Continue reading Second Western Regional Special Olympics
A funny thing happened on the way to the хөдөө (countryside). It was the day after my school’s шинэ жил party so I wasn’t feeling particularly energetic and my Mongolian wasn’t flowing as nicely as it should be for having lived here seven months now. The driver, a happy and outgoing fellow, asked me a … Continue reading Rumor Has It…
Just because I didn’t have the day off on Thanksgiving, doesn’t mean I didn’t celebrate. At school I made a poster with some brief descriptions of common Thanksgiving traditions and foods. Some of my English Club students helped me decorate it with hand turkeys on which they wrote what they are thankful for. After work my … Continue reading Friendsgiving: Meet BayanHugs
I'm writing this post from a small soum in the aimag of Selenge. This is my site for Pre-Service Training (PST) and my first home in Mongolia. I arrived here almost two months ago and will be here for another two weeks before returning to Ulaanbaatar for our Swearing In Ceremony. The remaining 40 trainees … Continue reading Meet the Ger Bul (Family)!