9th B-Day August 19, 2013
Changes Changes Changes
Mommy's Monday E-mail
Brooklyn's B-Day has been changed to Monday. So I had a pleasant surprise about 2:30 p.m. today!
In the field we have an hour and a half for writing our family and friends.
(Therefore, Brooklyn had a wonderful idea to write her Maudre' first and see if she could catch me and we could "kinda chat via e-mail" IT WORKED!! It was great fun... for the next 30 or so minutes she and I went back and forth) I told her next week how about I CALL??
Brooklyn reminded me about the church's letter writing program called DearElder.com. You write the letter send it via e-mail and they print it off for her at the mission office. Any one wanting to try it out feel free! http://www.dearelder.com One of the benefits of using it is the "snail mail" as Brooklyn calls it is s-l-o-w.... I mailed her a card over 4 weeks ago She still doesn't have it.
NOW Brooklyn's words:
Primera Semana en el campo translated is: First week in the field (thanks babbel)
I am doing well. Trying to remember to live everyday to it's fullest. Reminding myself before I know it I will be home with all of the comforts of "normal" life, but for now, I am here. All in. Heart, mind, might, soul.Okay, so funny stuff. Um, you have to pay to use the bathroom in public places. We use the internet in the middle of a mall. Ghetto, but honestly is one of the richest areas and nicest in Chile. There are stray dogs everywhere. And some of them even have coats on. No idea how they don't starve or how they got the coats on. One of our investigators flashed us this week. Once people know I am a nurse, they are just open to talk and share about anything. So she just showed me everything.
LOVE LOVE LOVE
Eating pizza today (bday!) Me, Hna Rivera, Hna Leishman, Hna Jennings
Me and my new companion Hermana Rivera
With President and Hna Cook
Washing the dishes at Alcantara. What I did every morning that I was frustrated.
Got to work. =)