So I am a day late in posting but I want to send out a Happy Thanksgiving to everyone out there who is American and reads my blog. I am so thankful for the wonderful things and people that have come into my life. First and foremost I am thankful for my family who I love so much and I know loves me a lot too. You guys are everything to me and I can't wait for some of you to visit me here. I want to make a little list of things that I am thankful for so here goes. This is not in order of importance.
-My Ecua family
-Camp Echo and all my Echo family, especially my trip guide fam
-The ability to travel to South America and live here
-My current job
-My new job
-My wonderful friends from high school and college as well as my new friend and co-workers here in Cusco
-My students who are so much fun
-Being able to speak Spanish
-Really tasty bread in Cusco
-My band and the fact that I can sing and play music here
-Peruvian food....mmm so good, especially papa rellena
I splurged last night and gave into my desire for turkey and a Thanksgiving meal. I went to a restaurant called The Real McCoy and ate a 30 sole meal of green beans, carrots, broccoli, turkey, mashed potatoes, sweet potatoes, stuffing, and gravy. It was actually really really good and the first bite of turkey immediately brought back memories of home and eating turkey with the family. To top it off I had a piece of pumpkin pie afterward. It was actually quite good although I will always be partial to my mom's pumpkin pie with the ridiculous amount of cinnamon in it. Mmmm it's so good.
So to everyone out there, I hope your Turkey Day was filled with lots of turkey and lots of sleeping. I'll have to catch up on the sleep this weekend. :)