Today we're off to Edinburgh. It's nice to drive and just follow a van. Don't have to concentrate as much. It's also nice to get to tag along on the tour. I'm soaking it up like a sponge. Had some nice chats too.
Our good friend, Virginia Landow who is the last one still here from the mission team, came along too. Good times. Ginny has been over at our house a good bit - spending the night, eating, helping to clean house - just like one of the "kids." (How old do they have to be before you stop calling them "kids"? Beats me.)
Fish cookery is moving up on my "to-do list." May (an elder's wife) lent me a fish cookbook after we conversed about how I haven't had much experience with fish cookery (except the nice pond fish Rob has caught over the years). Get back to you on that one.
Let's see ... what else.
My time and attention are required in some unique areas such as:
- spending lots of time looking for paper to write on,
- spending more time reading user guides,
- paying particular attention to voltage,
- and participating in a haggis taste test.
And here are some things that have given me pleasure of late:
- when my girls and I have cooked familiar meals for new friends,
- when our 5-year-old neighbor, Olivia, slipped around behind our house to fetch me a rose from our own garden,
- when I looked out my kitchen window and saw two little Scottish boys sword fight with sticks,
- when I played frisbee with my husband,
- and when my family sang familiar psalms together.
Thank you for your forbearance.