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... her first going-abroad experience working in a hogeschool in Friesland in the 60s (why there..!). Pretty interesting lunch, all in all!
That was yesterday though! Today's adventure was walking to the south of Evanston (having just heard yesterday that that was the only bad part of town...). To my amazement, but not surprise, within minutes all the white people disappeared and a solely black population ...
Luckily the girl, whose number I had scribbled down before leaving, found me looking lost on the street where the house was supposed to be, and showed me around the huge (!) house I'd be living in: the Patch! It has 7 bedrooms, and I met my 5 housemates at a lovely home cooked dinner with Wisconsin beer (apparently it's a 'beer house', so I better start practicing!).
The movie that everyone watched ...
... program: all sorts of people participate, from German backpackers to a mother and daughter to teenage girls on school break to 30 year-olds who were there for the horse work. It was certainly very horse-focused, more so than other similar courses, and we did not learn any tractor driving or 4 wheeler riding. However I personally loved being in the saddle every day, learning how to ride the horse with "natural horsemanship." The ...
Jen and I got up at 3:30 AM this morning to make our 6 AM flight from Cleveland to Chicago. The puppies were already at camp for the next 10 days. Neither of us got much sleep, but we got ourselves together and headed over to the airport. Roads were clear, and parking was no issue, and thankfully our flight was on time. ...
... when the sales attendant asked for his ID he could not produce a residency document, stating simply "I don't live here". Enough said. We made our way to Max and Sarah's, passing yet another wedding party having photos taken on a busy city street. Brides and grooms here seem to have a lot of attendants - this particular wedding had five groomsmen and five bridesmaids. Sarah tells us that large wedding parties are the norm in the US. We collected Max and Sarah and the ...