Monday, February 13, 2012
Exceptional Mail Call
So last Tuesday I went to the mailbox, and knew right away there were letters...many letters. I saw a thick stack of cream envelopes, and I squealed with excitement. There was more likely than not, mail for everyone. And I was right. I received five letters! My sister received three and my nephew also received a letter. That's probably the best letter day ever!
First letter was from my youngest, 4 year old Arsang from Thailand.
He also told me he doesn't know how to fish because there is no place to go fishing. (I told him about my nephews and I going fishing) He tells me that Thailand doesn't have wild elephant. And the wild elephants are snakes squirrels, wild pigs and many kinds (I asked after we visited the zoo). He also tells me he likes dogs! And he colored me a picture with LOTS of green, a lot like the background of his photo!
Next was my other Thai child, nine year old Duangdao.
She tells me there are many types of animals in Thailand: deer, snakes, elephants, tigers, monkeys, birds, cows and buffaloes. She also tells me there are some elephants in her village. ( I thought it was funny I received two different answers from my Thai kids the same day!)
She also tells me she likes music and she hopes I do too.
Then I received a letter from sixteen year old David in Ecuador.
He tells me his family is well and that when he shared my greetings with them, they were happy.
I then received two letters from eighteen year old Sheen in the Philippines.
She thanked me for the photos, of where I go fishing, and said she wished she could go there. She tells she misses me and loves the stationary I sent (again, thanks to the new online letter writing tool!) She says "I hope and pray to God that we can see each other" (I pray I too get the opportunity to meet her before she graduates in the next few years. Her completion date is 2014) She also mentions she would like to see snow in the Philippines, because that is something they don't have. And she made mention of our weather being opposite. Again she tells me she did well on her exam, and passed all her subjects. (I'm waiting to hear back on the field inquiry, as to why her case study said she wasn't in school.)
I hope you received some special mail! If, so I'd love to hear from who!
Exceptional Mail Call