- Mar 14 11:49 AMHI - My son Peter is in a village near Foundiougne (SW of Kaolack) and
is a sustainable AG volunteer. How to stay in contact- hmm, tough
one. Petie has bought a cell phone there and I try to send him an
email or text message as to when I will call. His Dad has an AT&T cell
and has had no problem getting TM's to him, I have Verizon Wireless and
none of my TM's have made it to date. Peter is not the best
correspondent. I do better talking directly with him and thus I will
be switching over to AT& T. Anything to stay in contact with my "baby"
who is now having this life altering experience of which I feel I am
I regularly read Megan's blog (www.pcvmegan.org) as I have found
pictures of Petie and other volunteers a detailed description of what
is going on. Megan is also an AG volunteer and in a village close to
Pete so it is a vicarious experience at best.
Yes, I plan to visit and the pcv schedule will dictate as well. I think
we are all planning on gathering in Portugal, finances permitting for
Christmas 2006 and then again if finances hold out, I would like to go
to Senegal to see and understand better the pcv experience. As time
ticks on, they grow I guess we have done our job well to raise our kids
to be independent, but did they have to choose West Africa to do it?
Kidding of course but I miss not seeing him. Pete spent a year in
Australia so I guess I should be getting used to this? -ECW (Pete's
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