Originally uploaded by borderfilms (Doug).
The fun has started as the adventure of a lifetime draws closer.
It's been a surreal experience since I accepted the job, and as I tackle the long list of things to do, it becomes even more surreal. And unreal.
First up -- a new passport. Because my current passport expires within 6 months of leaving Ghana, I have to get a new one. The current one expires next December, meaning I got less than 4 years use out of it.
Photos were taken on the weekend, paperwork was filled out Monday, and I stood in line for a couple of hours Tuesday.
After forking over $94 and having my current passport cancelled, I now wait until Nov. 7 for the new one. If it's any consolation, it'll be delivered via registered post.
Up next: my old Buick. As I write this, I'm waiting for the towing company to come pick it up and cart it off. That will leave the garage empty meaning that I have a place to put all my stuff when my storage unit is delivered Thursday.
Also Thursday: shots and pills.
Can you hear the money fly out of my wallet?
I'm also working on scheduling for early January. It looks like I will be leaving around Jan 4 to attend a week of CIDA training in Toronto.
There's the tow truck now... more to come!