Now that I have my nomination, it’s like everything I’ve been talking about for the last several years has all of a sudden come crashing into reality. It’s not “yeah, I plan on going into the Peace Corps when I graduate, and yeah, Francophone Africa would be neat.” It’s “I’m going to West Africa as a PCV when I graduate.” It doesn’t sound like much, but it’s an enormous shift in the way I look at . . . everything.
Uh . . . this blog will probably be pretty boring for the next few months. If anyone remembers the one I kept before and while studying in France, it really didn’t get interesting until after I’d left. As it turns out, preparations for studying abroad aren’t all that interesting. I don’t imagine my preparations for the Peace Corps will be either, but ya’ never know.