"My bucket will always be Half-full"
-- Trainee commenting on fears and aspirations in the Peace Corps, and intending to keep the unavoidable bucket bath that we all will enjoy soon in an optimist light, Keep a positive outlook, even with showers in buckets. This phrase stuck with me for the remainder of the seminar.
- Today marked the beginning of it all. The "Try it you'll like it" attitude. The "Where's my mind" uncertainty of it all. The sense that everyone is in it together, their fears, and their ideals all wrapped into one giant ball of energy. Training Orientation lasted from 12:00 to 18:30, and included all of the normal getting to know you ice breakers. There are 62 people in Peru 18 heading down to Lima tomorrow. Here's to the next 27 months of collaboration, success and failures that await us all.