November 22, 2006

things you might want to know...

Finally, a decent internet connection! If you are wanting to send me presents, send Gatorade poweder, I would love it. And save up for school supplies, I'll send out a wish list in January :).

In the meantime...
21 Nov

I don’t have a lot of time today to write as I’ll be putting my computer into safe keeping for home visit so I don’t have to lug it around for four weeks. But I wanted to give you some things to think about.

If you know me well, you will get a kick out of this list (I hope).

- I have been offered caterpillars to eat.
- Before entering the bathroom, I do a creepy crawly check.
- I am awake at 5:30 every morning, and I’ve started waking up before the kitchen staff begin making noise.
- I go to breakfast with no make up, and in my pjs, along with 66 other people who I’ve only known for 2 weeks.
- The highlight of the week is walking to town to get a cool drink (that would be Mt. Dew).
- I’ve played more games of Uno in the last 2 weeks than I have in the last 2 years.
- I can sleep with people standing 5 feet away while they are talking loudly.
- Seeing a large spider on the wall does not cause me to scream, move away slowly or freeze. Rather, I gague the distance and calmly continue to my destination.
- My part of our room is the most organized and clean.
- I wash laundry by hand every other day.
- I think nothing of waiting 5 minutes for my gmail account to come up.
- I drink tea with milk every day, in 80 degree weather.

Okay, that’s all I can think of right now. Once I have more reliable internet I will make an attempt to update with some photos. I’m a bit sad that I won’t be going to the Okavango region (that would be the area up in the northeast part, I’ve heard it’s really pretty), and yes, I’ll be very far north. I can’t wait to get a site assignment on Friday so I will know where I’m going to spend the next two years. I’ll visit that site next week and then go to home stays. I can’t say what internet will look like during that time. So don’t worry if you don’t hear from me for a while.

1 comment:

Dad said...

Organized and Clean?? Send a picture so I can believe it!

And not screaming at the sight of a Spider? Will the wonders ever cease!

Waking before 5:30 in the A.M.

I am not sure this could be the Sara I know.

Funny how things change.