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... without me but I think they are under-estimating the power of my mother-in-law (who is a saint for taking care of the house and people). I'm looking forward to spending time with my husband and myself. See you soon!!! Update: We made it To Philadelphia just fine (35 min flight). It is 9:25 and our flight was supposed to leave at 8:40. I guess they tried to ...
... our going away without their permission! Much attention dispensed!
This was a good trip--a little different from our usual trips, as we had no outdoor adventures (having been rained out at Big Thicket), but it was really interesting, and we covered a lot of history.
Next year....who knows?
... to be here, neither does a Dutch one.
In many ways all modern countries are the same, more diverse yet more similar. It feels like any other commonwealth country. I could be in parts of the US and have difficulty distinguishing whether I was in RSA or USA. You have people who are just living their lives trying to make it.
Yet despite the similarities, South Africa is different. Its a country that is ...
... children. One of the younger boys (age 5) fell to his death from an upstairs window. Another boy I think died of the fever and I'm not sure about the other girl. We stood in one of the parlor rooms where Lincoln came to speak with Davis - chills up my spine!! The rooms of that day had every color and pattern they could put in a room - today it would give you a headache!!
The Museum of ...
... thing was that I learned a lot of new words. When I didn't know a certain word, I would always try to explain it in a different way so they would still understand what I was trying to say. This was a challenge sometimes but I think this was what really helped me.
One of the very different things for me was living in an apartment. My family is pretty big so we do live in a fairly large house. At home, I have my own room and bathroom so ...
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