"No human, nor any living thing, survives long under the eternal sky. The most beautiful women, the most learned men, even Mohammed, who heard Allah's voice, all did wither and die. All is temporary. The sky outlives everything. Even suffering." - Bowa Johar, Balti poet.

08 September 2008


HELLO FROM PHILLY! well today is the day folks! MOROCCO here I come:) I am totally pumped. Staging was LONG but informative. I am nervous about learning the language but I will try to have faith in myself to do it! My roomie Lisa and one of the coolest girls I have met here. Man packing really foes suck and i lost the blue thing that helps space bags suck the air out of them.. ek! wish me luck in finding that thing somewhere in my 60+ lbs of stuff! 
well i g2g! next time i will write will be from MOROCCO! 


Ilham Elboustani said...

hey! my name is ilham. i'm from morocco as well! i came across your blog through blogspot! and i found out that u're a PCV.i've known many PCVs since i started my job as an English high school teacher.
i hope u'll enjoy your work as a volunteer here in morocco and u'll get to make a difference in some poeple's lives like my friends did or even better!
good luck!

Osta's said...

Hi Hillary...from John @ Osta's...How are you doing? Do you remember everything I told you? Be safe!

naomi said...

good luck! and take care! i look forward to hearing about your adventures!

Hillary Lynn said...

Hey JON! i am doing well and am in Rabat at the moment until i head off to training in Azrou! I am keping safe adn Peace Corps is doing a great job with getting us ready for what treatment we will be getting from the Moroccans ( more so the women) Thanks for keeping track of me:) what is your e-mail address? IF you send it to me on this i have to okay comments before i publish them. You can send your e-mail address and i will delete your comment after i write it in my address book. You okay with that?
MISS YOU and the FAMILY! hope all is well!
mAsalama! (spelling could be off)

Jim and Barb said...

Hi Hillary, lookong forward to hearing from the other side. I know you can learn arabic. They will love you for doing your best. Will keep you in our thoughts and prayers. Jim and Barb [dh patrons]