Raindrops Keep Falling on My Head

Yes.  It has been raining every single day for the past week and a half.  It doesn’t rain hard, but it is a cold rain and makes everything so cold.  I have used Grandma’s amazing umbrella so many times this week.  The only problem with it is that it is hard to put away in the cold as when metal gets cold, it shrinks a tiny bit.  So, I really have to kind of shove it down when I put it away.

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Greetings from Saint Peter of Boxes

Hey Family!  David here.

I am freezing my butt off here, but that’s okay because I like the cold oh so much better than the heat.  I have been transferred to San Pedro de Cajas in Tarma.  The climate is almost exactly like Utah, minus the billions of trees that we have.  I feel like I’m in mid-Utah but in Peru at the same time.  I am in the Tarma zone with Elder Diaz from Panama.  He is having a much harder time getting used to the cold than I am since he is from a really really hot country.

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Honey, Where’s My Super Suit?

Well, if you couldn’t guess by the title, I’ve had a bit of a The Incredibles kind of week, in a sense.  We got haircuts and I really look like Mr.  Incredible.  The barber cut my hair way shorter than I expected from my instructions (apparently a 3 is a bit smaller in Peru) and now I look like Mr.  Incredible.  Hna. Susana and her family have all said that I really do look like him, so maybe it is a good thing and I now have the super strength to accomplish anything and the Spirit to help me along the way.

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The Bugs Ate My Legs This Week

So first, I gotta say that with summer starting to be in full swing in the Jungle, we’re having some pretty sweet bug problems.  And by sweet I mean totally awful and that there are a billion bugs in the more jungly parts of the area.  Absolutely awful.  Attached is a picture of my legs after our P-day last week.  Notice all of the red spots.  They itch sooo badly.  They are healing though.  And yes, I DID use repellent.  Guess it came off with the rainy weather that we had.

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