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Vernal Utah

So, our camera died about 4 days before we came home from Peru, but my parents were so kind to give us one for my graduation. I missed not having a camera. It is a beauty - blue Sony something. :)

While in Peru, an internship opportunity in Vernal Utah came Justin's way, so he applied. We first traveled here two weeks ago tomorrow - June 2.
The people here are so welcoming. We feel a part of the community already and had our first hiking adventure last Saturday.
As with any new job, Justin was a bit overwhelmed, but it keeps getting better. As for me, I have been job hunting for quite some time with little success. "We just hired last week" is the phrase of the week! I was just too late. I do have an interview next Tuesday and hope it will go somewhere. As for now I am getting caught up on some good reading, uncompleted projects, as well as getting to know our apartment owner Ardith Atwood. She was so kind to open her home to us. I have followed her around learning a l…

PERU!!

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If you couldn't tell I am really behind! It has been more than a month and so much has happened. I graduated! Then we packed twice. Once for PERU and once, well actually every other weekend, for Vernal Utah. I'll start with PERU!

What an amazing experience it was! I will have to put all the pics on Facebook. I told Justin on our long flight back that every American should take a trip like that. What a beautiful country Peru is and what wonderful people live there, but I am grateful to live in America.
This wonderful gentleman portrays the attitude of the members in Peru. They are so happy and so willing to give the shirt off their back for anyone. Justin here is doing dishes after they just fed us a wonderful breakfast before church. He's a great dish doer!
About one week in I started developing a list of things I would never take for granted when I returned to the states, I'll include as many as I can remember:
FREE and accessible public restrooms w/ toilet paper …