What is this Blog About?

Hi! My name is Taylor Valencia and I am a civil engineer from Stafford, Virginia who will be serving as a Youth in Development Peace Corps volunteer in Thailand beginning in January 2015. I am not fluent in Thai and I’ve never even traveled to Asia but with a positive mindset I am excited to serve as a Peace Corps volunteer 8,826 miles away from my home; a journey I will document through this blog. As a reader, you can expect to read my triumphs, embarrassing moments, and trials as I assimilate to a new culture. Who knows maybe you’ll even be persuaded to become a Peace Corps volunteer too 🙂

 

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20 thoughts on “What is this Blog About?

  1. Taylor,
    You are certainly making Dad and I learn all about “blogging”. I think I can get used to this form of social media. We miss having you home already and you just left this morning!
    Love You!

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  2. Congratulations Taylor on making the first leg of your journey. Your mom shared your site with me and I look forward to enjoying your adventures with you. I promise to take good care of your mom while she’s at work. I know how very proud both of your parents are of you. Enjoy!

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  3. Hey Ms. Taylor! What a great experience you will have. I look forward to your entries, since I have not yet been to Thailand I will be living vicariously through you. Stay safe and I hope you have a blast!

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  4. What’s up cuz. This is Corey. I’m having lunch with your parents just talking family. Wanted to say I love you and I’m very proud of you. You definitely rule.
    Happy VDay!!!!

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  5. Great Blog. I traveled to Thailand last summer for the first time and loved it. I look forward to hearing all about your odyssey.

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