Category Archives: Top Ten List of Fears

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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Top 10 List of Fears About Joining the Peace Corps (#3)

#3:  I won’t be able to find skim goat’s milk.

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Say it isn’t so!

I received an unsettling comment to my Top Ten List of Fears About Joining the Peace Corps post #4:  The Peace Corps will find out that joining was just part of an elaborate weight loss scheme for me. Here is … Continue reading

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Top 10 List of Fears About Joining the Peace Corps (#4)

#4:  The Peace Corps will find out that joining was just part of an elaborate weight loss scheme for me.

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Top 10 List of Fears About Joining the Peace Corps (#5)

#5:  My irritable bowel syndrome will become raging lunatic bowel syndrome!

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Top 10 List of Fears About Joining the Peace Corps (#6)

#6:  I’ll be in the middle of sub-Saharan Africa when I start to go through menopause and I’ll be saying, “Is it hot out here or is it just me?”

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Top 10 List of Fears About Joining the Peace Corps (#7)

#7:  That I’ll ultimately end up eating whatever meat is available and find myself saying, “It tastes just like chicken.”

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