* (some of) the people
* the weather
* the songbirds
* the cost of living
MohamedBob worked with a Peace Corps volunteer from Little Rock who hooked us up with his mom and his best friend. Just wonderful, wonderful people who really smoothed our transition here. I'm sorry to say goodbye but more than likely we'll see them again in DC.
We had a farewell lunch at Trios in the swish part of town. Excellent food, reasonably priced - at least for lunch - I told MB as we left that the prices were the same as Chili's but a million times better! Dessert was strawberry shortcake made with fresh Arkansas strawberries. Mmmm....