Church Songs and Marbles in the Rain

Church Songs and Marbles in the Rain

Written by Lisa Rowan who is currently volunteering in Ine, Arno Atoll in the Marshall Islands. She is volunteering with her fiancée John Carney. The slow days are the hardest: the Saturdays and Sundays when time slows to a crawl; when the hot sun doesn’t seem...
The Seeds You Sow

The Seeds You Sow

Written by Bethany Fisher (current WorldTeach Marshall Islands volunteer) The island of Wotje is known for having good soil to grow a multiplicity of crops. However, since the El Nino draught of 2016, the extreme heat and lack of rain that swept through the RMI dried...
Sights without Sounds

Sights without Sounds

Written by Cari Deschak, RMI ’15 One innocuous half-wall of a Washington DC gallery holds a ringed twist of scrap metal. That description could include many art pieces at their most elemental, especially here along the cutting edge of modern artistic license,...