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The 11 Days of Kenya

March 30, 2010

It’s definitely the wrong season for this, and I generally hate this song even when it is the right season, but! I couldn’t get it out of my head! So without further ado, here are… The 11 Days of Kenya! (not referring to my first 11 days in Kenya…)

 On the First day of Kenya, my true country gave to me…

  • A sunburned back and a head cold from the kids I live with

On the Second Day of Kenya, my true country gave to me…

  • 2 new books to read and
  • A sunburned back and a head cold from the kids I live with

On the Third Day of Kenya, my true country gave to me…

  • 3 cups of chai (a day)
  • 2 new books to read and
  • A sunburned back and a head cold from the kids I live with

On the Fourth Day of Kenya, my true country gave to me…

  • 4 delicious chapos
  • 3 cups of chai (a day)
  • 2 new books to read and
  • A sunburned back and a head cold from the kids I live with

On the Fifth Day of Kenya, my true country gave to me…

  • 5 large men in a 1970’s police car (complete with spotlight on top and grunting engine)
  • 4 delicious chapos
  • 3 cups of chai (a day)
  • 2 new books to read and
  • A sunburned back and a head cold from the kids I live with

On the Sixth Day of Kenya, my true country gave to me…

  • 6 MFOs clients to file
  • 5 large men in a 1970’s police car (complete with spotlight on top and grunting engine)
  • 4 delicious chapos
  • 3 cups of chai (a day)
  • 2 new books to read and
  • A sunburned back and a head cold from the kids I live with

On the Seventh Day of Kenya, my true country gave to me…

  • 7 new name variations
  • 6 MFOs clients to file
  • 5 large men in a 1970’s police car (complete with spotlight on top and grunting engine)
  • 4 delicious chapos
  • 3 cups of chai (a day)
  • 2 new books to read and
  • A sunburned back and a head cold from the kids I live with

On the Eighth Day of Kenya, my true country gave to me…

  • 8 bananas off the tree
  • 7 new name variations
  • 6 MFOs clients to file
  • 5 large men in a 1970’s police car (complete with spotlight on top and grunting engine)
  • 4 delicious chapos
  • 3 cups of chai (a day)
  • 2 new books to read and
  • A sunburned back and a head cold from the kids I live with

On the Ninth Day of Kenya, my true country gave to me…

  • 9 greetings on the way to work
  • 8 bananas off the tree
  • 7 new name variations
  • 6 MFOs clients to file
  • 5 large men in a 1970’s police car (complete with spotlight on top and grunting engine)
  • 4 delicious chapos
  • 3 cups of chai (a day)
  • 2 new books to read and
  • A sunburned back and a head cold from the kids I live with

On the Tenth Day of Kenya, my true country gave to me…

  • 10 extra pounds of weight to bring back to the US
  • 9 greetings on the way to work
  • 8 bananas off the tree
  • 7 new name variations
  • 6 MFOs clients to file
  • 5 large men in a 1970’s police car (complete with spotlight on top and grunting engine)
  • 4 delicious chapos
  • 3 cups of chai (a day)
  • 2 new books to read and
  • A sunburned back and a head cold from the kids I live with

On the Eleventh Day of Kenya, my true country gave to me…

  • 11 good things to laugh about!
  • 10 extra pounds of weight to bring back to the US
  • 9 greetings on the way to work
  • 8 bananas off the tree
  • 7 new name variations
  • 6 MFOs clients to file
  • 5 large men in a 1970’s police car (complete with spotlight on top and grunting engine)
  • 4 delicious chapos
  • 3 cups of chai (a day)
  • 2 new books to read and
  • A sunburned back and a head cold from the kids I live with!!!!

ADDENDUM: If there was a 12th Day of Kenya (which there isn’t because I decided to be different), it would be 12 electricity black-outs per day.

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