Saturday, October 21, 2006

My parents are here!!!

We just picked up my parents from the airport in Kisumu! Hurray! The arrived in Nairobi last night around 7pm. My friend Lucy picked them up at the airport, kept them overnight and dropped them aff again in the morning. So at 8:30 last night, Lucy called me and asked what time she should go pick them up and how she would recognize them. I completely panicked and imagined my parents at the airport in a new country waiting and thinking that they had been forgotten. After we hung up, my mom called me back to tell me that it was just a joke and that they were safely at Lucy's house. Oh my goodness. I just burst into tears. Now I can laugh about it, but at the time, I was so distressed. But now they're here. I cried when I saw them. It's kind of funny actually to think that they're in Kenya and in Africa, because it's hard to believe that I'm here. I just feel comfortable and at home, so to think I'm in Africa is wierd. I've already written about that before, though.

Now my mom is telling me that Lucy tried to give her the phone to tell me hi, but we got disconnected before I heard her.

Well, I'd better get going so they can see Kisumu.


Hiker Girl said...

I hope you all have a spledid time together. And I hope they brought you treats to munch on!

Anonymous said...

Sarah -

I'm so glad to hear that Bob and Kathy are there. I know you will have a wonderful visit and that they will appreciate being able to see where you have been and to meet your Kenyan family and friends. Do take some time to relax and enjoy - your work will go so much faster and better if you do. We love you! Cheryl

Julie said...

Yippy! I screamed for you when I read the news! I hope you have a wonderful time together.