20 October 2016

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Akka treated us to lunch at the Grace Road Korean Restaurant in Lami last week – and he noticed that the egg on my bi-bim-bap was HUGE.  We needed something for perspective, and Kiki’s head served just fine.  He asked the waitress if this wasn’t an unusually large egg.  Or a duck egg.  No, she said – just a chicken egg and it was average.  Sheesh!  Some average!

There was more digging …. OF COURSE … sadly I do not have any “before” photos of the hill behind the kitchen.

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Here is one with the hill mostly still intact.

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Junia was competing with the digger.   Not really.  He was saving the plants.

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Digger really up close and personal.

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Finishing up.

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Here it is, done.  (yes, we got rain).   The plan is to put an open hall here, to serve as a meeting area for large groups.

And, as for the fate of the concrete water tank that we never ever used….

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Waste not, want not….. it is way out on a terrace with the intention to bury it and use it as a septic tank.

Other news – I have a friend from California who visited last year, and whose dream was to open a small Monetessori school in our neighboring village.  What persistence!   I had a chance this week to go and see it.

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Sixteen tiny tots with two teachers in a small living room.   The children were both peaceful and enthusiastic.   What a joy!

And finally….

In the never ending quest to go bigger, better, fancier ….(Keeping Up with the Kumars)

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… a wedding invitation that is a SCROLL and comes in its own BOX.  (Akka was hoping the box had chocolates.)

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Happy week, everybody!

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6 thoughts on “20 October 2016

  1. Looks like lots of activity in this blog! And, yes, I would agree, the egg is pretty big. I just had an egg this morning that was supposed to be a large one, and it wasn’t nearly that big. Hope things are going well there. Fall is coming on. It is supposed to be 39 degrees tonight. Tomorrow 64 for a high. It won’t be long now till the snow will start flying. Have a good week. LG

    • Hey Larry! It’s been awhile. Hope all has been well with you. I do not envy that cold weather. I haven’t looked here for nearly a week – am getting ready for the one tomorrow…. will be rather a departure from my norm )

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