Posts Tagged ‘people’

Day 6 – Monday

On Monday we (it was a joint effort) learned how to get to a grocery store and buy food. This we accomplished and then decided to eat sushi at a restaurant rather than eat the food we had bought. We are such spoiled people. Later we also got our student IDs taken care of and opened bank accounts at the local Westpac Bank. Finally I was able to get a data plan & SIM card for my iPad so I can communicate and hopefully not get lost. If this experience has taught me anything so far it’s taught me: Life takes a…

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Day 0 – Goin to the Land Down Unda (Can you hear, can you hear that thunda)

This morning I got up at 6:30 a.m. and met my friends for breakfast at Waffle’s Cafe in West Valley. It was a fun, happy time full of laughter, waffles, eggs, and Monte Cristo sandwiches. At 9:30 Skyler took me to the airport and I began my long journey which would take me over 30 hours of real travel time and closer to 48 including the time change. In the Yakima airport I met an elderly lady who was traveling with her granddaughter on her way back to Orange County in California. She had apparently had several strokes, which left…

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