It's a busy, busy time - filled with good stuff.
May 6-7- interviewing new consultant candidates. 16 of them. Grueling for them and me!
Wed/May 8 - Skype with Scotland (parent agency) and travel to Lilongwe - five hour drive);
Thurs May 9 - facilitate meeting with government, donors, business owners and a new govt agency to help them focus on their direction;
Fri May 10 - 5 hour drive back to Blantyre.
Sat, May 11 - spend the day with Paul and his family.
Sun May 12 - Pack and prepare for the training the next week.
Mon- Tues- Wed May 13 - 15 - teach Consulting Diploma course for consultant trainees
Thurs May 16 - 6:00 a.m. bus to Lilongwe, relax for evening in hotel
Fri May 17 - leave for airport at 6:00 a.m.
Sat. May 18 - arrive in Yerevan Armenia at 8:30 p.m. after visiting Zambia, Kenya, Amsterdam, Paris
Sun. May 19 - Thurs. May 23 - enjoy time with Denise, Otis and Irie and explore Armenia!
Fri. - May 24 - Depart Yerevan at 6:00 a.m. Visit Paris, Detroit and arrive in Orlando at 8:30 p.m. In Lake Mary at 10:30. In shower at 11:00. In bed at 11:30. In a coma at 11:31.
Sat. May 25 - Grocery shop, clean the house and be at airport at 8:30 pm. to greet friends arriving from Michigan and New Jersey - also PCVs/Samoa
Sun. May 26 - hosting barbecue/pot luck/pool party for 12 friends
Sat. June 1 - 7:00 a.m. friends depart.
Sat. June 8 - 1:00 hosting barbecue/potluck for about a dozen RPCVs from Central Florida - it's a group that just formed when I was leaving so am anxious to connect and make some new friends. Ages range from 20's to 50's. Mix of male/female/married/single.
Mon. June 10 - get serious about job search, if I haven't gotten a call from Cape Town by then. My fingers are still crossed!