Author: this brianna hope

“If you would be loved, love and be lovable.”

I’ve spent the last four weeks writing this blog post in my head, and yet I still don’t know what to write.  One month ago, on September 9, my big brother Benjiman passed away due to an infection he got after his high-dose chemo, radiation, and stem cell transplant.  For those of you who didn’t […]


My workplace really loves acronyms and motivational mottos – basically anything that can be considered its own language, it loves.  (This is going to result in difficult resume-making and interviewing for me in the future.)  About a year ago, they made everything about GSD: Get Shit Done.  Get Stuff Done for those in the corporate […]

Slowly saying goodbye

Buster has been my best friend, and my little shadow, for the last 3.5 years.  When I come home, he is always there to greet me and beg me for some face pets.  When I wake up in the morning, he is always there chewing on the bars of his cage telling me, “GET OUT […]

“Why are you doing this?”

Over and over when I tell people I will be starting Peace Corps service soon, they respond with, “Why?!” I get it. 1. I have a good, secure job. 2. I live in a city that I love. 3. My family is nearby for when I need them or when they need me. 4. My […]

Mountain View

A little about me!

Hey! I'm Brianna Hope, a born & bred midwesterner embarking on an adventure as a Peace Corps Volunteer in Colombia. I am clumsy, I spill a lot, and I share most of my interests with 6 year-olds.

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The content of this website is mine alone and does not necessarily reflect the views of the U.S. Government, the Peace Corps, or the Colombian Government.


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