Little old snowflakes, pumpkin pie...
I officially closed my Facebook page for this blog but I plan to keep writing. So far a few culture shock things have happened but for the most part I'm doing well. I still look around for the trash can every time I use the toilet...it's hard to make myself throw the paper into the toilet itself.
A week ago I had a small meltdown after being upgraded to the penthouse suite in a hotel in Costa Rica. The luxury did me in for whatever reason. Yesterday at the grocery store I stood in the cooking oil aisle for about five minutes, slightly overwhelmed. In Guatemala we have two options: corn or olive oil. Then you pick by size: big, bigger or biggest. A nice lady stopped and asked if I needed help picking out oil. She told me about all the research she has done and after a friendly conversation I walked away with odorless, liquid, refined coconut oil. It tastes good.
Snow came today. It started with my water bottle freezing overnight in my car and ended with a white world. The nieve started coming down while I was out driving and I stared at it for a moment, trying to remember if we drive in that stuff here in Connecticut. We do.
I certainly am happy to be back with my family. I feel so loved and I love them so much! But I MISS my kids at NPH!!
People keep asking me my plans. I don't have them. Not really. I'll figure it out later...right now I'm just happy to be home and taking it a day at a time. Work starts Friday. I guess this past year is really over.