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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!).
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A visit with niece Liz and the cackle of chickenOn our last day in (Grand Rapids we visited with Jon's niece Liz with whom we have been in correspondence for several years. It was her birthday and we took her and her very nice young husband Jason, who we hadn't met before, for a meal in a place of their choice and then went to their house in what looks much like countryside but is in fact 8 mins from the centre of the city. They are involved in animal rescue and so we ...
... dollar, ******* ********!" Well excuse me, I don't think that anyone is going to give you money with that kind of attitude and rudeness. Oh and I was walking across the road with a bunch of people and the cars didn't give way to us and I heard some girls behind me say "ugh Chicago just ****** me off sometimes" hahaha oh city life... I much prefer the countryside! Millennium park is a really nice place. I have wanted to go there for a while to ...
... 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 ...