weasels oi oi como vai?? como foi sua semana? translation how was the week? uh okay yeãh just so you are aware..so not okay with this nashville vaca. uhm can we say JEALOUS?? havent quite mastered that vocab word in ole portguese but oh my lanta was it SO SICK?? dad hell00 perf daddy daughter date for when i get back. mark your calendar because i already have! and FELIZ ANIVERSARIO to jord and tenners! j bird is like what 30? jokes ha like 98% sure he is 24..25. yeah 24. and tenners ten dois anos say whaaattt:) gonna have to send her some cabo verde thingymajig. wonder if they´ve got minnie here for her. i´ll have to ask around to all my peeps haha. so exciting though, LOVED the pics of the minion cake hahaha hilar:) perfect for miss ten bear. i´m sure trist spoiled them both. sure miss those goobers!
hope everyone is lovin life and movin the work along with irma eliason over here. sorry you cant be here in #PARADISE with me but its a place only for the chosen ones. sorry amigos ;) jokes. nossa (goodness) i wish you could all experience this place for yourself. haha there is literally no place like it.and getting to wear a badge that proves i´m a representative of jesus cristo...yeah, thats the icing on the cake right there peeps. when people all around you are hootin and hollerin "SIIISTERS SISTERS" from like every hua (street) known to man and having their faces brighten when they pass by haha guys..bencaoes upon bencaoes (blessings) i dont know how i got so lucky. haha then you have the little girlies that yell out to us "are you guys barbie dolls that teach about jesus???" ha or you get the occaisonal "oh yeah you guys are the church of elders right..haha all they know around here are the elders dressed in white shirts and ties haha so we just roll with it and then of course give them our spiel and invite them to come to this so called church of elders. its the best! haha
P.S. if you ever just wanna get your party on, yeah, just book the next plane ticket to cabo verde specifically here in mindelo oh my hannah banana there is literally festado (partying) for DAYS. hahaha i swear they make up holidays around here just so they can live it up and be proud of their cabo verdean heritage AKA party central. we had a hard time finding anyone/teaching the other day because it was workers day? oh and make sure you celebrate today because its dia das criancas!!!! yeah yall..day of the kids!!!! can we get a what whatttt. hahaha my comp (her and her lovely dry humor its hilar\sometimes it provides some uncomfortable moments) thinks its ridonkulous but i mean hey, we are to become as little children, are we not. why not make a holiday for all the kiddos of cabo verde and let em know how fische they are. anywho. enough of this cabo verde culture 101!
the work here is going well. ha we keep getting surprsing looks as to why they have sisters here in this area because they havent had any in a long while and apparently monte sessego aint always quaint and lovely at night..but um hello, god´s army people. we are protected, dont worry. we havent had any run ins or anything..yet anyway:) that was for you mai e pai aka mom añd pops. have no fear, irma e is perfectly safe here on her island. please continue to pray for neusa and manuel. we had to remark their baptismal date because they werent able to attend church last week and neusa had to miss yesterday as well because of trabalho (work) yeah its the story of our lives. but they ROCK they are the most down to the earth people. neusa is perfect in like every way haha she has already offered to go out teaching with us and stuff because we have a hard time finding women available during the day..check out her willingness to serve. and she hasnt even entered the waters of baptism yet. #loveher #whatakeeper