Blog Posts for "Community Living"

Wallah!!!

20160819 164121 Wallah!!! We made it to the Mountain!!!! Montana a.k.a Big Sky Country. It's a place to be for a dreamer like me. Ever since looking up my ticket price to Milwaukee for Orientation I've received nothing but love and hospitality whether it be from the friars, the community, or my fellow volunteers. Although, for a second I didn't know if I was gonna make it to the Montana. I had...

Moving In and Crow Fair

Img 0056 Wow! It’s been a crazy few weeks since orientation in Milwaukee ended; it almost feels like a lifetime ago since we headed out for Montana. We survived our two-day drive out to Ashland, thanks to Romanne’s story telling and music selections, as well as the generosity of my aunt for hosting us between driving days. It was my first road trip without cruise control, so I was quite relieved when we...

Happies and Crappies

Screen shot 2016-07-20 at 4.35.42 pm Simple living in community and participation in community life are greatly encouraged amongst Cap Corps volunteers and friends alike. This value translates differently for each community every year. Our Montana community this cohort year has translated this into a nightly practice of "Happies and Crappies." Living and working in a tribal, school setting in southeastern Montana has its ups and downs, as any job placement does. The rural and isolated community magnifies these ups and...

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