not in the fine print when you learn about the peace corps, and it’s not included in the main bulleted points is that 90% of the day-to-day work is following-up on people or just revisiting the same conversations over and over. in the peace corps’ defense, they do repeatedly say that it is “the hardest job you will ever love.” and that, my friends, is true. and you know what? even though i am starting to feel like that nagging mom (though with an incredibly charming smile and awkwardly worded jokes)…it is totally worth it. and you know what else? i am up for the challenge. bring it tucume. bring it.
not in the fine print.