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... counselors. I've been placed in Brussels, Belgium to work with teens. I've heard the responses of many saying, "Good luck with that... ;)" but I couldn't be more excited. I'm full of quirks and sarcasm and teens are SO much fun to be silly with. Plus, my heart pounds when I talk about, think about, much less have a chance to spend a summer with any youth! Being around them makes me most alive and what better place to feel alive than in Europe with people (the other staff ...
... Hawaii with me this summer. Kind of scary, but mostly really exciting. I'm ready to meet new people and experience some crazy adventures this summer. As one of my favorites says..
“You have brains in your head. You have feet in your shoes. You can steer yourself any direction you choose. You're on your own. And you know what you know. And YOU are the one who'll decide where to go...” -Dr. Suess, Oh, The Places You'll Go!
I have a few more pictures from our time in Colorado to share as well as several pictures with the Timm family, who we visited in Waukee, Iowa. They had triplets in December, and with three other children, it was a full, busy house! We helped feed, change, play with and rock the babies and get some other fun things accomplished too. Also met the kids real grandmothers!
The passengers were really nice today. A lot of them were getting on thanking us for working today. We had one girl give us each a piece of candy. Another family got on and gave us a card along with some homemade cookies. I've put a picture of the card on here. She was really nice and the cookies were good too!
... at the dentist. I get done at work late at night before our early morning flight, come home and crash from mouth pain & exhaustion...then up early and pack real fast as the taxi is on its way to our loft! Good thing I only take a backpack!
Heading to Chicago, then to London-Heathrow then to Prague Czech Republic! Can't wait to visit that city!
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