Monthly Archives: January 2012

Link to Ghana

Anthony Bourdain’s travel show No Reservations provides a great introduction to the culture – and especially the food – of different areas of the world. Paul, one of my future Peace Corps training partners, found a link to the No … Continue reading

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One Week!

One week from today I meet the other Health: Water and Sanitation Peace Corps Trainees.  We spend the night in historic Philadelphia – perhaps getting a chance to see Constitution Hall the Liberty Bell – before heading to Africa. We … Continue reading

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Hair Cut

     Oh, my.      You cut your hair.      It’s really short.      It looks like the crew cut I had when I was eight years old.      Excuse me, sir.      It will … Continue reading

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ONE Month – and counting!

One month from yesterday I’ll say (what I’m sure will be tearful) good-byes to my family at the Tulsa airport as I head to Philly for staging. One month from today I’ll meet my co-trainees as we get our shots, … Continue reading

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Homeless

Tomorrow I will be homeless. Not a flashlight’s brutal glare and the “move along” reminder of an officer homeless. Between houses homeless. I’ll vacate my Texas abode on January 2. I’ll carry 80 pounds of my belongings to Ghana on … Continue reading

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