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Day 73: A Bridled Tongue

I talk… a lot. Probably more than the average person, though I can’t say I’m proud of that. I am constantly thinking of things I want to share or know: I love the connection that can happen in conversation. Talking a lot isn’t totally a bad thing: it’s a clear indicator that I am an open book, and it demonstrates …

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Day 64: News!

Here is the BIG news: We are going to the Outbound Conference!!!! Apparently, our personality test results were balanced enough (really?) that we get to move on to this next stage of the mission process. The conference is a week long, and has counseling sessions, interviews, and training workshops. I am SOOOO excited. It is set up kind of like …

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Day 60: Overstuffed Luggage

Patience is a frustrating virtue. The only way to make it less painful is to practice it and the practice is so. very. painful. We have reached a (fairly obvious) lull in the application process. Two weeks ago, after a few weeks of quiet, I asked OM for an update. They let me know they were still waiting for our …