Thursday, January 03, 2008

My thankful list

Reasons it is good to be in Mexico when a mother of three kids under 5 years old:
(it all revolves around not having to pile kids in and out of the car)

  1. I don't have to ever pump my own gas - all the gas stations have attendants that do that for you, and for a 2 peso tip they will even wash your windshield for you.
  2. A 2 peso tip will get your groceries loaded into the car for you, help with lifting thing, the 5 gallon drinking water jugs carried for you and other such heavy lifting.
  3. a drive through "caja"as they are called to pay my phone bill, my water bill and soon - my electric bill. (yes, I can pay my phone bill on line, but haven't mastered the water and electric on line yet . . )
  4. There is a drive through coffee shop and
  5. drive through ice cream/pastries shop!!!

The kids get a cone after our errand running and I get a small individual size Oreo cheesecake . . . . YUM!

Ok, so I only did that once, but on that day, it was a GOOD day!

6 comments:

Midsummer Night said...

Wow those are nice! I wish some of those were done here in the states.

Belizegial said...

Michelle,

It's been awhile since I've been here. Life is pretty busy and crazy right now for me here in Belize. 2007 ended on a whimper and I'm still coping with the fall outs.

Nevertheless, I'm here to wish you and your family (including the new baby) all the best for 2008. Peace, love, health, joy and bountiful times for you and yours.

Blessings,
Enid

dandelion dust said...

Sounds nice! I wish we had gas station attendants over here

Connie said...

I remember when we had full serve gas stations, way back when!

The drive thru ice cream shop though? Honey that would just be dangerous!

MikeandCharlsie said...

Hi Michelle,
So good to hear from you! I will get some baby pics up soon, I just need to remember how to again. I am so incredibly sorry for all the rough stuff you all are going through! You have been in my thoughts often. You asked if we are back in Oaxaca...long story short we felt that God was calling back to Texas and my dh took a position with a sister organization and he will be leading mission trips worldwide and doing a lot of recruiting! Crazy I know, I never thought we would live here again. We miss Oaxaca a lot but know this is where God has us for now!

hyperactivelu said...

How funny! Sounds like a neat way!