September 24

My past couple days have been relatively laid back. Today I had some additional job training in the evening, so I spent a couple hours running this morning and then the afternoon hanging out with the other woofers. I was told about a private road that allows walking access and is a great running path. (The person who suggested it probably didn’t expect that I would hop a fence to go even further.) So I ran over four miles along this ocean path. The views of the water were amazing. On the way there I was shocked at what great time I was making. It wasn’t until my return trip that I realized the wind has been pretty significantly pushing me along. Needless to say I was much slower on the way home. (At one point I looked up to see a seagull flying in the wind, but making no progress. I thought that he probably was looking at me and thinking the same thing.) I also saw my first New Zealand sheep during this run!

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In the afternoon we decided that we needed to do an activity. This is how Lindsay and Raphael became amateur hair stylists. The conversation went a little something like this: “Hey, my hair is getting kind of long. Do you want to cut it?” “Are you serious? You probably shouldn’t trust me.” “Okay, let’s do it anyways.”

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I can’t see the back, but given the lack of horrified expressions, I’m assuming they did a fairly good job. We left most of the top intact to cover any minor errors.

Tomorrow, my Welly friends are coming out in the afternoon to visit my new digs!

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2 thoughts on “September 24

  1. Been reading about your adventures after finally (tech-slow) getting on to your blog!
    Happy you are happy!
    XO’s
    Uncle Gerry & Aunt Karen

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