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Monday July 28th
I am finally home. Actually I was home late Saturday night. Even though I did not want to leave Rome, after travelling for a full 24 hours I was more than happy to be home. My Mom, Dad and my boyfriend Patrick picked me up from the airport Saturday night. I was so happy they all came.
I know what you all are thinking. Why did McKensie not post a single blog her whole last week? I'm sorry you all feel left out and I know I have ...
... walked down to get dinner... Went to a pizza restaurant! Wow- it was REALLY good pizza. Wood fired and super thin crust! Delicious! I wore my Minnesota Vikings shirt so I definitely fitted in quite well. I'm enjoying Minnesota so far! People are just really easy to strike up conversation with and most people you walk by will smile at you. Minnesota is a state that is very livable but the freezing cold winters put me off living here!!! Another full day for tomorrow... Time is going too quickly! ...
... I told her we could probably do it in a month....
When I asked her if she was interested...I know I heard: "Sure". It's a dream right now...we'll see how work and finances align before we commit.
We arrived home and we find two "Welcome Home" greetings awaiting us.
Why did we do a blog?
Before we started this trip...back in the early stages of planning...I wanted to have some ...
... they were lounging in the living room, watching cartoons, and eating oreos with guilty smiles on their faces - they had discovered the oreo stash and had decided that since they were home "alone" - they could make their own rules.
Jennifer had organized an evening with old Minneapolis friends - Megan, Paul, and Jane; Brett, Stephanie, Audrey and Sophie; and Eric, Kathy, Claire and Elise. All 8 kids had a pool party while the grown-ups had wine ...
... meet expressed needs.
While speaking with Returned Peace Corps Volunteers, and reading blogs of those that are currently serving, I feel that I have had a chance to learn some of the key lessons that will benefit me while working in Senegal. One of the strategies that I will be able to use while working with other people is patience; this is something that can never be overused. I will be patient while I am getting to know my new friends, co-workers, and family ...
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