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... Annalise who watches birds eat bugs for fun. She and Tori were both up, and agreed to help me. They came up you our room and masterfully chased down the bugs while Miss Morgan and I stood in the hallway watching (and possibly screaming) in fear. I owe these girls everything I have. They killed and disposed of the cucarachas. In going through our clothes, Jamie found a third one in her swimsuit. Annalise and Tori to the rescue again.
Once we were able to put that ...
... I'm not used to. As a group all 90 of us walked up and down the neighborhood street making as much noise as possible. Banging on plastic bottles, screaming and cheering for our groups, los torros, las tigers, y los lions. When we made it back to the school we had cake, and Francesca came up and used her English Spanish mix to ask me to find the markers so that we could sign each others shirts. That girl is a natural born leader, and I love thinking about what she'd be up to ...
... that and other important teenage vernacular from Aline and his other instructors (#swag, #tagsforlikes, #myB (that may be from the early 90's), #r/t (he doesn't actually understand that one yet))
The heat is quite grueling to us ('you gringos sure drink a lot of water' was over heard), but there's rarely a complaint even while working.
We've been outside or in open air classrooms from 9-3 each day ( with a 2 hour break to walk ...
... We ended up staying later than expected and by the time we left, it was 7:30. I
knew we had to catch a car back to our apartment, make the 1/4 mile walk from
the drop off and then make dinner. Solution, order a pizza at the small pizza
shop cause they were having a sale, catch the car and go back to the apartment
to eat it. The pizza place was a bit of a walk and by the time we ordered and
the guy cooked our pizza it was well after 8pm and I was more than ...
... been better cooked by my dad. First taste confirms that the goat was in fact Christopher Columbus' boot and the pasta was nothing special, but at least edible. Not surprisingly we finish quickly and pay without leaving a tip and go to get a taxi the short distance home.
Now getting a taxi is a simple affair, usually. However, this holiday it has sometimes been the make or break of a driver. The trip back to the hotel is about a mile and a half - a ...
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