Wednesday, November 28, 2012

no day that won't arrive!

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Yesterday was a rough day.  But it's now passed and it means that I'm one day closer to seeing Abdoulaye (I'm headed to Senegal on Saturday to join him for his K-1 fiancé visa interview!).

As I look back on posts throughout this process, I can remember the specific days and how I felt - I'm so thankful for that even though at the time it was almost painful to write about missing Abdoulaye.  Writing about something that seemed such a long time away and now here I am less than a few days from seeing my love.  It is a great feeling.

Since I didn't do a things I'm thankful for on Thanksgiving, I'll do one for today.  Keep me grateful and present!
  1. I am in love with the tumblr What Should Peace Corps Volunteers Call Me.  It makes me laugh out loud every time I visit.  
  2. It doesn't get much better than dried lavender.  Yum!  Now I want to visit a lavender farm like this one in Virginia!
  3. Don't you love this awesome head piece (for the wedding!)?  
  4. Letters from friends (especially ones that are so timely :)
  5. Yunalis Zarai - her music makes me feel calm every time. 
  6. Nashville!  Cassie and I are enjoying this as a wind-down to the day :) 
Any treasures in your life you're especially thankful for these days?



3 comments:

  1. I'm thankful for your blog - it keeps me updated with what is going on in your life! Yay for the interview!

    I'm enjoying the show Nashville as well, but always thankful for How I Met Your Mother - makes me laugh every time.

    Have a great trip to Senegal!

    Missy

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  2. :) You're sweet! Thanks for reading, Missy! How I Met Your Mother is a good one, too - thanks for the well wishes, we'll keep you posted!

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  3. woohoo! i'm so excited for you jennifer. after the interview, will you come back right away? how long until abdoulaye comes over?

    i loved that expression--lokhe bou xi mou na--and have kept it written down on my office wall at work since you first mentioned it. great message.

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