Monday, March 28, 2011
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Thursday, March 3, 2011
Where do we live?
Chi: I don’t know
Lily: In Lima Peru
Eli: Peru, in God’s kingdom
Zeke: In Peru
Where do your grandparents live?
Chi: in Peru
Lily: In Illinois and St Louis and Champaign
Eli: In America
Zeke: I don’t know
Why did we move to Peru?
Chi: because we had to move back and forth
Zeke: to meet new friends
Eli: Because God called us here
Lily: Because we love God and we obey him
Why do we stay in Peru?
Chi: Just because, we like here
Zeke: Because we like it and its God’s plan
Eli: Because it is our mission that God told us to do
Lily: Because we have a commitment for three years...that’s what I heard you and daddy say
What do you like most about Peru, or where we live?
Chi: Granny dee dee’s house (which, ironically, is in the United States)
Lily: Our big house
Eli: The adventures
Zeke: I like playing Wii
What do you like least about Peru, or where we live?
Chi: There are no real train tracks here or big trains
Lily: I am away from all my family
Eli: I have no friends (ouch, this is enough to break our hearts)
Zeke: There is nothing bad about Peru
Do you speak Spanish or English?
Chi: What does that mean? I speak English and Spanish
Lily: English and Spanish
Eli: A little bit of Spanish and all of English
Zeke: Half Spanish and all English
What is your daddy’s work?
Lily: He ministers to kids on the streets
Eli: He helps the poor
Zeke: I don’t know, I have never seen his work (which is not true, he just doesn’t realize it)
What is your mommy’s work?
Lily: Dishes, laundry, and the list goes on and on
Eli: Teach us, mop, and sweep, and wash the dishes and take care of us
Zeke: Her work is teach the kids and cook
What makes your mom happy?
Lily: When we play together kindly
Eli: Us obeying her
What makes your dad happy?
Chi: obeying too
Lily: When I am mature
Eli: Us obeying him
Zeke: When he plays ball with me
What do you like to do in Peru?
Chi: Play trains with daddy
Zeke: I like to go to the movie theater and cony park and being with my mommy and daddy
Eli: Go to a bodega and get ice cream (small convenient stores)
Lily: Going on fun vacations.
Do you like to take taxis everywhere?
Chi: I like taxis and buses
Zeke: Yes, but sometimes I get motion sickness
Eli: I would rather have our own car
Lily: I don’t like being squished and I want my own window
Do you like Peruvian food?
Lily: I LOVE it
Eli: I like some Peruvian food (this really isn’t true, he likes one dish and it is very similar to chicken nuggets)
Do you like living in a big city?
Chi: Ya, I do. Is this a big city? This is a big city because it has a ocean.
Lily: The truth...not really. I like country
Eli: No, there is lots of noise and traffic, traffic, traffic
Zeke: Yes, because our house is a three story high building
Do you like going to work with dad?
Chi: Ya, so I can do pushups and be strong.
Lily: Yes, love it, because I get to hold babies.
Eli: I like going to the men’s Bible study because I get to be with dad, alone.
Zeke: Yes, I like being with friends
Do you like being homeschooled?
Chi: I like it because I like my mommy
Lily: It depends on the subject. I love writing, but I hate math. I have the best teacher in the world.
Eli: I love it because I get to learn.
Zeke: Yes, because I am very good at my letters.
Do you like answering these questions?
Chi: Ya, I do not, I do.
Lily: I love it
Eli: I can’t decide. I don’t hate them, but I don’t really love them.
Zeke: I like it.