I am happy and healthy and loving the work.
I am doing well overall. Somedays are better than others. Today has been lovely and calm and refreshing. A much needed break :)
We went on our normal run this morning, down by the dock, through the park on the boardwalk, regardless of the storm clouds gathering. Five minutes into it we got caught in the most WONDERFUL, terrible! tropical downpour! Running in the rain is one of my favorite activities :) and we were SO happy! We splashed all the way down to the yachts, sang American songs out loud, twirled around in the thunder and lightning and let all of our worries wash away as our hair, clothes, shoes; and skin got delightfully soaked to the bone. It is still drizzling and cloudy and cool :) Laying on my bed earlier this morning, with the rain patter on the roof and the dark wood ceiling, I slipped away into my thoughts, thinking of cabins and fires and autumn leaves and ski lifts. Of hot cocoa and Christmas with family. Of warm PJs, fond memories, and dreams for the future.
This week we taught a number of lessons to an ami who is an angel. I am amazed by her. She lives, literally, naturally. No electricity, surrounded by a forest of trees, in a house on stilts. Her little boy runs around naked in the yard and dirt. She is simple and full of child like faith. When the 2+ year old is hungry, he runs over to his mother and pulls up her shirt and nurses right in front of us. No one blinks an eye, because this is normal, and the lesson goes on.
No time left!! I love you all SO MUCH and am printing your updates now!