Tuesday, April 8, 2014

Week 32 - Earthquakes, Tsunamis, and April Fool's

April 7, 2014

Hey guys!

It's been a great week, how are you all doing? The weeks been a little nuts with Tsunami scares and General Conference and everything else, but it was good one and I'm loving everything down here. 

Monday after I wrote you guys was pretty normal.  We walked around I looked for masks for Dad and Grant.  I found some really cool ones and some gaucho stuff for me. 

Afterwards, we met up with our district leader and took a bus out to Lider. Wow this one is big even for the US standards and more importantly they had Yorks peppermint patties and Reeses Pieces so that was delicious.  We came back and started work. Had a lesson/dinner with a member and then we tried to teach a husband of menos activo and were fed a bit more. We came home stuffed a bit before ten.

Tuesday was pretty good. We had district meeting which was ok and then had lunch with our lider misional (we don't have a mamita in this sector) Lunch was pretty good, we had fried chicken and french fries. It would have been a pretty normal meal if I hadn’t accidently chosen and eaten the espina with heart, liver, lungs and all. I was then favored to ry luche, a special type of purple algae that only grows in this part of Chile. It tasted like iron, nothing more. We then contacted a bit before coming back and having a noche de hogar with a menos active. It was fun, we played trenchito (the game we played in Villarrica with the funny clothes and trying to eat a chocolate bar with a knife and fork). We came home and everything was normal until 11 pm when we got a call from the zone leaders saying that a tsunami had hit Vina del Mar and that they were moving elders away from the coast to our home. Bad day to tell us this being April 1st and everything! We thought it was a joke until Elders Aedo, Borup, Gibelyou and Marsden came to our house. A bit dramatic seeing that Punta Arenas is kinda tsunami proof. But it made for a fun night!

Sorry guys that’s all I could get in this week. I'll have to fill you in next week.
Have a great week!

Elder Washburn

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