Friday, Nov 11, 2016
Happy Veteran’s Day to all those who have served our country. I am deeply indebted to the veterans, the many men and women who have kept my country safe and strong so that I could live a very good life in safety and comfort. Thanks doesn’t even begin to say enough.
Holy cow it has been a tough day on fb. Facebook in the US is a keg of dynamite right now and every post is a match. I had written an article the day after the election and The Good Men Project posted it yesterday. Basically our way through our difference is with respect, tolerance, cooperation, and kindness. The article is here if you are interested in reading it.
Chase is heading to Quito to meet one of his friends, Michelle, from the Peace Corp. He will spend a few days with her in Quito showing her the sites, then he flies to the states for a wedding and Michelle comes to Cuenca to visit us for a bit.
Michelle is cool, you will like her. She is a bit older than me and Heidi and as active a person and full of life as anyone you could meet. We met Michelle when we visited Chase in Guyana last year.
At the end of their service in the Peace Corp, Michelle was thinking of signing on for one more year in Guyana. Chase told her that she doesn’t have much time left and she needs to go do her next thing somewhere else. Oh boy. Michelle loves him anyway. 😉
Heidi and I had dinner with Scott and Colleen at Papardelle. We had a great time catching up after Colleen’s return from S. Africa. The food was good, the wine was enjoyed, and the nice company and conversation was greatly appreciated.
Thanks for being with me on this journey.