We're back in
I haven't driven a car in over three months. I find myself going soooo slooowww! Every once in a while, I'll look at the speedometer, and I'm going 50! I speed up again, and before I know it - 50! Those drivers whizzing by at 80 are wondering what I am on. If they don't blink as they pass me. Don't worry, it's just
Everything seems so much bigger! Our normal little old house is HUGE! It practically echoes! The cars are enormous - "small" SUVs here (Escape, RAV-4), are large cars there. It is unheard of to try to drive any of the "mid-sized" or large cars around the Costa Rican streets (ok, we did see one Cadillac in Orosi, and semis do fit on the major arteries). Even deodorant comes in bigger containers.
It was almost 9:00 at night before I realized it - the sun was still up. I did miss that...
I got un-addicted to all those TV shows - ahh.
Big shopping trips for groceries. I got used to going every day, walking, and carrying back only a couple of bags. Yesterday, I drove, filled up a cart, and lugged in about a dozen bags. It's a voyage in itself!
Hot water in the kitchen!?!?!
Oops - TP goes where?
We got mail. Junk mail - yuck. Books and DVDs - yay! In
People are hidden away :(. I definitely got used to greeting a lot of friendly "strangers." And constantly running into friends around town, and "planning" a get-together later the same day.
Thursday, December 13, 2007
July 01, 2007 - Strange
We're back in