We’re just about to hit the two-weeks-in-Africa point, and already it might as well be two months going by how much I’ve experienced and how distant America feels…
Being in Africa is what I imagine being part of a huge family must be like—at it’s worst, loud and smelly with never a moment of privacy. At it’s best, always hospitable and dynamic, infusing you with energy and motion.
Peace Corps is really, really big on acronyms—PCT, PST, PCV, PCMO, APCCD—but the winner so far came today during a training session, written at the top of a list of objectives:
BTEOTSTWBAT: By The End Of This Session Trainees Will Be Able To
Yeah, well, by the end of tonight, I’ll have been able to have some pizza and beer in town… gotta get our toubab fix every once in a while.