Why This Was a Good Day (1/11/11)–Salem

1. I just realized it is 1/11/11.

2. Yesterday I had a full conversation with our host mom in Spanish. Today I talked to two landlords and they didn’t switch to English.

3. I have a sunburn (which will turn into a tan).

4. We found a great apartment (but it’s expensive. We’ll see).

5. I mastered the art of taking a shower in our house (go outside all day when it is 85 degrees. Run inside and shower before you feel how cold the house is).

6. I feel like I’m starting to know my way around the city.

7. Loren can say directions in Spanish and I taught him!

8. We got to see Guatemalan street repair in action. All the roads are stones with dirt around them, so they block a part of the road with little red flags, wet down the road until it is mud, and hammer rocks until they are basically even.

9. I am about to watch Free Willy.

10. My parents might call me!

I hope your day was great too!

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2 responses

  1. Kwame

    wait till it is 11/11/11 or 20/11/2011 (if you have some British influence in your education)
    stay well guys. now am missing you two.

    January 15, 2011 at 3:10 pm

    • We do write the dates day/month/year here, but by 20/11/2011 and 11/11/11, I will be home.

      January 16, 2011 at 11:51 am

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