While millions of my fellow Americans stayed up all night in order to be first in line when the stores open at 4am, I slept in. Out of curiosity I checked target.com and everything that was in the in-store ads were also available on-line. So why bother?
MoBob's first Thanksgiving ever in the US went well. (In fact, in Paris-CDG the flight departing from the gate opposite the one to Washington DC was leaving for Ouagadougou, and I felt a little pang thinking that we would've been celebrating in red dust instead of blustery leaves.) There's a couple from our ward who are Arabic speakers, and the wife had actually stayed in my apartment in Rabat. They invited another church friend who had studied in Cairo at the same time as they did, and a lady from the ward. The meal was fantabulous. There is something so comforting about cradling a warm cup of apple cider spiked with cinnamon sticks with a cold wind outside and good talk inside.
Today's agenda: some housework. A possible saunter to the library and the local hardware store. Turkey sandwiches.
On November 26th, 2007 06:18 pm (UTC), (Anonymous) commented:
Do you ever get to see The Amazing Race? The last 2 episodes were located in Ouagadougou and surrounding areas, such as the village of Bingo. I don't know if the episodes are available online like some network shows (TAR is on CBS). It was most amusing seeing the teams trying to say "Ouagadougou."