Saturday, May 26, 2007
So, there was me looking for something new, something different, and something that helped the world, really helped the world, rather than just making life a little more convenient for a chosen few. And there was J, telling me about a chance to do so, and how! In a manner that would take me to a part of the world I couldn't even fathom, to a place so new I wouldn't recognize a soul, and none would recognize me, a place where everything was new, dazzling and breathtaking, simply because I would be seeing it through a child's eyes, for the very first time. It was a lifelong dream, to travel, explore, and there had always been something in me that craved adventure, action, newness. A calling from someplace else, not the netherworld, but this one, so big and yet so small, and yet so unexplored by me. I had to learn more about this program.
I called the Department of Affiliations (DOA), and spoke with McC for the first time. She seemed a very pleasant woman, and answered my questions well. I had to get back to work, my productivity was already slipping as my boredom and disdain for my work increased. But when the deadline for application came, I wrote the best covering letter of my life and applied.
I know what you mean about parties being in disagreement. Our beloved Prime Baboon has kept this country environmentally challenged for more than a decade due to an economic coloured rainbow at the end of the honey pot. It seems to me there's little to no use in attaining wealth - whether for yourself or your country - if you're too dead to enjoy it.
Greed is good. - Gordon Gecko.
alas, the (in)famous cover letter was eaten by a dodo soon after my return from st. lucia. more on that later. i have since done better ones though - let me know if you'd like one emailed your way.