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It's here! It's been a long time comin' with a whole semester of training, getting ENGAGED, having a birthday, spending a whole month with my best friend/new fiancÚ, and traveling through the Midwest together. Every day I would take a deep breath knowing the goodbyes weren't here yet. Today I had to face them head on! Not fun.
Now about the purpose of my blog:
I'm in a program called Camp Adventure that places college students around the world at military bases ...
... Harbor. (And no, this does not mean I'm actually IN the military in any way, shape, or form. LOL I don't think I'd last a day.) Most students go overseas to Europe or Asia so they are able to travel on the weekends, but I applied for Hawaii. Since the very first time I went to the ocean when I was little, I have been absolutely obsessed. It has always been a dream of mine to live on the beach, but when you live in Iowa that's a little out of reach. When I ...
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!
Yep, 24 hours before we were to leave, I wake up with a sore tooth, go to work, and then say to myself, wow this tooth really hurts and call the dentist. Within 2 hours I am having my first ever root canal :(
Better then after we are IN Europe!
So I have a root canal, go back to work, work until very late since I was gone a few hours ...
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