Total of 24 children who worked very hard to come to little old Syracuse Utah. Five adults who were parents of some of the children came to chaperon. Syracuse Elementary teaches Chinese.
So this was a wonderful opportunity for the children in the program to interact with their new friends! Families in the program volunteered to have the Twain children in their homes for three weeks. Three weeks of learning, cooking, exchanging traditions, and touring Utah.
My dauther Jenny and her husband Mitch was a host family for a Mother her son and one other child.
What a non stop hetic three weeks.. but may I add.... what a great union to bond with people you have never known and yet fill a strong kinship! I was able to bond with Judy the mother of one of the boys. She loved my book.. she wanted me to make her a bag.. she bought me a box of tea as a gift and she was constantly rubbing my back as she let me know she liked me.. and I liked ( loved) her back
Before she left we asked her some questions and here is her answers.
1- How old are you? 48 ( she looked like she was 30 )
2- How many are in your family. 4- Husband, Mother-In-Law, Son, and herself.
3- Where do you live? Twain Kqottsiung
4- Where do you work? Bank
5- What was your favorite thing about Utah? Clean, people are friendly
6-What do you like about your trip? Staying with the Jensen family & play, cook, with Jenny.. and watching Cache Sew.
7- What is your favorite pass time? Reading and sleep more
8-What will you miss? Your family and friends and having Ice Cream with your Mother
Judy I hope you are reading this because their are tears in my eyes as I write about my friend who is far far away.. May you be blessed with special blessings in your life. You made me want to be a
better person and I appreciate the love you showed me and I also realize how there is always a reason why things happen the way they do... May God be with you til me meet again!