I would like a cup of coffee, please. It's crunch time! The to-do list is mounting (emails to send, calls to make, clothes to pack, Danish to practice) and it is really starting to hit me that I am leaving. Tomorrow I have one week left of work. It seems strange that in a week … Continue reading Jeg vil gerne have en kop kaffe, tak.
Although famous for being short on water, New Mexico does have stunning views. This reservoir is a short hike from Los Alamos, and it is used as water storage for usable water as well as potential fire control. It's not complete without a rope swing and swimming beach. Gage gave stone skipping lessons, I met … Continue reading The Reservoir
New Mexico, The Land of Enchantment. I'm here to visit my childhood best friend and her family. They took me on this stunning hike through the canyon in Los Alamos. The big blue sky stretched overhead and the huge rock precipices made an incredible hike. PS I recommend the hummus goat cheese wrap at Jambo, … Continue reading The Highest Footbridge in New Mexico
I'm now 18, and so I was invited to join PEO. On Sunday I was initiated into chapter EG. PEO is Philanthropic Education Organization, a women's organization that supports women getting an education. I got initiated at the same time as Diana. Marilyn is now my sister. I'm helping her to follow my blog.
Day one and it's already so crazy! There are so so many exchange students here and everyone is incredibly loud. The most amazing moment was during the flag ceremony. It was powerful to watch people carry their new flag with pride as the people cheered for the amazing experiences they had and the great things … Continue reading Calvin Day 1
My parents figure they're going to miss out on a whole year of having me around. So they are making it up in advance: I get extra hugs each day and this week we went out twice to restaurants. First we went to Lucrezia, then last night we went to Spire. Both are well known … Continue reading Going out to dinner
The most famous American holiday is a approaching. A day of extreme fireworks, watermelon, picnics, and general celebration of independence from Britain. Tonight was the neighborhood fireworks. They were spectacular but for the sulfur-ash rain. I skypebaked a chocolate cherry cake with Davan which Mom said qualified for the "nailed it" meme, but I think … Continue reading Almost the 4th