This photo is of me showing off the sign I made welcoming in French and Bambara and English the Peace Corps Director and an employee from Peace Corps Washington to the hamlet of 600 people I lived in. I overlapped by six months with another Volunteer so there were two of us there at the time. We all waited patiently for the guests of honor at the entrance of Diawarala. Thinking back the preparation and the initial excitement was the best part of the day. However, the food I ate for the special occasion was a treat!