|ducks in the backyard next to the school|
While we were eating Maria recieved a call from the "evening/afternoon school" saying it might not be worthwhile to come that afternoon as they were having short classes due to the holiday. The girls who go were so disappointed that Garry promised to take them on Thursday.
|some of the 2nd year girls with their candy|
Thursday morning I had extra long English class- two 45 minute periods instead of one, since Garry, Maria and Luda went to meet and pick up a new female student Katya in Dnepro. Then I raced back home to make dinner so we could eat before the staff meeting, which had been moved up an hour because Garry was driving the students to afternoon school in Dnepro, since they had not gone on Tuesday. They usually go on two of the three possible days each week.
Of course we had more food. Jo makes such nice desserts every week and we ate the new burger at Mc Donalds which is taco flavored with corn chips on. Its quite tasty.
They were back by 12:30, I had peeled the
|one third done unwrapping "picnic sausages?"|
We had lots of ketchup, and bread too. Garry said some of them even put ketchup on the potatoes and cookies he bought, too.
|That's our new student Katcha in blue|
|Julia cooking hotdogs|
Garry has been walking without his walking boot, and when he concentrates he can walk with his foot straight and an almost normal looking gait on flat ground. It's more difficult to walk up or down hill, but stairs are fine. His biggest problem is the foot is still swollen, so its hard to get into shoes, other than the work boots he got from our visitors last fall and his "skater shoe sneakers" that are rather worn now. He could use a pair of size 14 sneakers with a rocker bottom for easier walking with an ankle fusion. I read sketchers make them, but we have trouble buying shoes his size here, so I guess he'll have to make do until the swelling goes away, hopefully in a couple months, or less.
We had that new burger at Mc Donalds for the third time this week. I even got a photo. We really like the taco taste, its the sauce. We even got home without hitting any big holes, so no flats or battery cable problems- last Saturday night we hit a hole and the battery cable - the ground broke and Garry had to jam a stick to hold it in place - we got a branch off a tree beside the road to make it home.
I almost got his post up before we went to Dnepro for the afternoon/evening, but still needed to proof read and polish it before bed. Garry went right to bed when we got home at 9:30 pm. He was tired from his busy day, and is supposed to milk in the morning with the students, Yana has weekends off.