Monthly Archives: January 2011

Peace Corps Application Status Update

That was the subject line of an email I received this morning. Actually, I knew it was coming! Yesterday, I got a call from my Placement Specialist. We talked for about a half hour. She asked me some of the … Continue reading

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Letting go

It’s a concept I have been working on in many areas of my life. It’s not easy to do, and it requires continual focus. I have been frustrated over the past two weeks. Actually, it’s been longer than that. I … Continue reading

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Update: Invitation Status

Wednesday, as I was sitting on my couch sorting through some mail and watching “Oprah,” I received a phone call. I looked at the display on my phone, and didn’t recognize the number. I let the phone ring a few … Continue reading

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I called the Peace Corps Placement Office on Monday

They called back yesterday. Unfortunately, I have to run out the door right now for some appointments. Stay tuned for the update on my Invitation status… 🙂

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Safety in Service

A friend of mine told me about a program that aired last week on ABC News. The program described the murder of a female Peace Corps Volunteer serving in Benin in 2009. Subsequent to the airing of the program, I … Continue reading

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Golf Clubs for Sale

Women’s Golf Clubs: Custom-made for 5’2″ woman with hot temper and colorful vocabulary. Handicap conveys. Serious inquiries only.  

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Nervous Energy

It’s 2:33 p.m. on Wednesday, January 12th. Another day, another mailbox sans Invitation. I had a session with my Life Coach yesterday and she invited me to be present with the “not knowing.” I told her I’d give it a … Continue reading

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