Tuesday, July 10, 2007

Sandwiches and Septic Tanks

Random thoughts.

Today I wrapped my sandwich of peanut butter and honey in plastic wrap. We ran out of sandwich baggies at home. It’s amazing how such a simple act can bring on a wave of Aussie-remembering. I wrapped all of my lunches in plastic wrap—the big roll of it sitting on the metal trolley—every morning.

I've already worked over 350 hours at the Innovation Center this summer.

I remembered the name that Australians call Americans: "septic tanks." Because it rhymes with "yank" and a yank is an American. Funny rhyming system, huh?

Quite a few games were played with the Stauffers last week. Let's just say that I'm glad I don't have to win and still enjoy playing even when I lose royally. Apples to Apples: I didn't do too terribly. The game is growing on me. Pass the Pigs: My first time ever playing and I came in third place. Scattergories: I think I try too hard at this game. I stink at it. But I amazingly still like to play. Go figure.

Did you know that even though some things are a long time in coming, they are still definitely worth the wait? I'm just amazed at how faithful and loving my God is to me. Amazed.

In His grace,
J. Alexis


  1. I love Apples to Apples. Best game ever... besides Pictionary. Gary sent me a recent picture. It's a really nice one. Love that yellow top!

  2. Hi Jana! Just wanted to say...I missed seeing you last night...and I have something for you. It isn't terribly exciting, but a little something:) Also, great, random update!