Well, a little Pingree-ite is somehow seeing more of the world than she ever thought imaginable. A little adventure never hurt anybody, but wow - I never thought South America would be in the cards for me. An offer to re-locate our little family turned into a 10 day trip for Jared & I - a crazy, long, & wild 10 day trip full of flying, driving, walking, more driving, more walking, more driving, & more flying. (I'm obviously not a very optimistic traveler, but hey, I'm an active mom, & active moms don't sit, but I'll get better at it...I think) ;). Of course I missed my girls tremendously who were having the time of their lives being spoiled rotten by Grandmas & Grandpas everywhere throughout Southeastern Idaho. (I'm so grateful for everyone who helped take care of them - I know I missed them more than they missed me :)!!
Anyway, after having created a decision tree (not once, but twice, wait, three times), we now know we need to cease this opportunity. We have a few months to prepare, but alas, the day will soon come when we take the plunge to Argentina for 2 years. Something about this upcoming transition has given me a new outlook on life, & I look forward to really sharing my testimony & heart with the people of Argentina. Here are a few of the sights we saw...
A private Catholic school. Pink is a popular color in Argentina.
A ridiculous poisonous snake I helped kill. Basically, I thought I was going to die. Okay, not really, but it was creepy. The snake was still alive & well when Jared took this picture. I was screaming in the back of a truck.
A glimpse of Quebracho (a ranch literally out in the middle of nowhere where Jared & I will be spending a lot of time).
More of Quebracho. The parrot nests were incredible.
Walking a neighboring street of our future new home. Primitive? Yes. Livable? Certainly...I think!