23 August 2008

Some things I have learned...


  1. As people, we are far more alike than we are different

  2. 11 boys have a lot of energy

  3. One can survive on a diet that consists of very little meat

  4. I am actually pretty functional on my own in a foreign culture

  5. About 18 words in Hindi

  6. Touching stones that were laid centuries ago is pretty surreal

  7. I am better at thinking than doing

  8. Most of India has not learned the secret of peanut butter

  9. I can make it through a day (and a few weeks) without coffee

  10. How to divide big numbers by 40 (roughly the number of Rupees in an American Dollar)

  11. Sometimes life is about showing up and seeing what happens

  12. I tend to overpack

  13. Some people are pretty good at being supportive from afar

  14. Consistent electrical power is a luxury

  15. I don’t think I like being landlocked in a hot climate

  16. Part of my heart is still in New Orleans

  17. My multiplication tables all over again

  18. I have virtually zero aptitude for learning things audibly

  19. Democracy without togetherness makes for very ineffective government

  20. 21 months on the Coast followed by 2 in India makes for one very worn out Kerry

2 comments:

  1. Anonymous15:11

    If I knew how to spell toshay...I would definitely write it here. But, I don't, so I'll write my version- toshay...on the following points:

    As people, we are far more alike than we are different

    Most of India has not learned the secret of peanut butter (or most of the world for that matter)

    Sometimes life is about showing up and seeing what happens

    Consistent electrical power is a luxury

    Democracy without togetherness makes for very ineffective government (unfortunately, in almost every society, diversity is not seen as as a strength)

    Amen works too.
    I didn't know you were in India...I have a friend who is in Calcutta doing ministry. It's a challenging place to be.

    Blessings,
    Lindsey Johnson
    Josh and Lucas's cousin.

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  2. Lindsey15:12

    By the way, what is the point?

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