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... hops from one artifact to another, looking inquisitively and peppered with questions. Elizabeth is in heaven, and maybe Kaeleb too? We loose Adam in Kaeleb's rush to see the exhibits, but we find him as we exit; sitting on a carriage block outside.
We walk back through new avenues of the colleges en route to the car. The cobblestone streets merge and diverge from concrete paved roads and alleys. We make a quick stop at the hotel, before heading for dinner ...
... beckoned us for a late afternoon cup of tea before we left, and a traditional tea cake. We were tired and did not feel much like returning for a formal dinner, but Nic had organised a dinner out with an old school friend friend Todd and his partner, Shana. They were both chefs and for Shana's birthday tea we were going to the restaurant Todd worked in: Orange. Todd and Shana were so lovely to talk to and we had a great night- all fatigue ...
... a huge tree and rabbit hole. Rokos Quad also had the Casino Royale casino, which the students loved. The dancing was held in the marquee, but the band the ADs had hired was having technical difficulties so they could only play acoustic music. Not great for a Ball where everyone wants to dance and get crazy. I helped Andy man one of the entrances into the marquee, and we both agreed that if the we heard one more Gavin DeGraw song we would have ...
... bandage it. But with Americans you can never be too paranoid."
I got my pizzas for a cappella and Tom helped me carry everything over and set it up. The kids showed up at 12:45 and we had lunch first, then rehearsed the Great Goodbye Mash-Up some more. I think they are getting it. We're going to practice again tomorrow and then on Friday before the ceremony, and I think they will be ok.
When I got back from a cappella I ran ...
... bought because I got the wrong size. When we got back to the office I started work on updating the student welcome packets that I made last year, because those have to go to the printer by Thursday to be ready for arrivals day. Amazingly there is even more stuff to add to the packet this year, because this year the students were supposed have wifi access on the College campuses so I had to create an internet Dos & Don'ts page for the ...
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