Ten things I am thankful for :
My new home
Family close by
A car! We have a car!
My own washer-no more laundry mats!
My king size bed
My lovely orchids in the back yard
Good water pressure
Nine foods I am enjoying:
really good ice cream!
natural peanut butter
Good bakery bread
Galletas de oro ( a bit too many at that!)
Smucker's grape jam!
Eight acts of kindness from others:
Rides by SIL
birthday gifts for Jewel and many text messages
free nursing text books in Spanish for Jewel
Hugs and kisses from the grand daughters
help with all the new vocabulary
Invite to a soccer game
Emails, support, and encouragement
friend to take me along to church activity
Seven foods I miss:
5 guys hamburgers
Good corn tortilla chips
Six people I have met here:
Barney, the Dinosaur! Yes, I really DID!
Leti, a new convert
Hector, a military helicopter pilot
Cessi from Peru ( who speaks in the 'Tu' form!)
Pastor, landlord's brother who invited us for a cookout!
Five things I miss:
My son and daughter in law!
the sound of the river
Four things I wonder:
Will I be able to attend my son's college graduation and ordination next year?
Will Paraguay ever feel like home?
Will our shipment make it here?
Who will be the next president of the USA?
Three things we need to purchase:
transformers ( 110 to 220)
Two things I have learned ( or been reminded of) here so far:
Slow down, be patient!
I am rich!
One thing I most look forward to:
Visiting the Chaco!