- A man of many words. Profane, profound, loyal to a fault and a right rat bastard. I love the finer things in life: expensive cigars, cheap women and all the salted, cured meats I can eat. A friend to dogs, lover of humanity and despiser of people. If I were King the world would be a better place, because, well...I would be King! Oh, and I like ice cream.
Monday, May 21, 2007
Oh Yeah, My Next Big Thing...
I've applied to join the Peace Corps. It's a long process, sometimes taking from nine to twelve months to actually be assigned. I'm about a month or so into it. Have already had my first interview. They didn't reject me outright yet (like those bastards at "Survivor"). Next in the process is a nomination, maybe in July, which will give me a region of the World in which I will most likely be assigned. Following that is a medical and legal clearance (uh oh!) then an actual invitation.
You can give your preferences for region and country, but they have the final say. I would like Jordan or Morocco (I'm studying Arabic. I can actually ask for a Pepsi.), but indications are that is unlikely. I'll probably accept where ever I'm assigned.
Of course, I still need to sell the house before I go. How do you fix a water leak when you are in Mongolia?