I've seen on a couple of other blogs this "year in review by pictures" idea and love it! So here are a few of my highlights from 2008:
January: Beginning my life in Botswana and falling in love with all of the sweet kids!
February: The Valentine's Day Formal Dinner and seeing the teenagers all dressed up
March: Celebrating my birthday in Botswana and going on an amazing mission trip with the youth to Namibia over Easter weekend
April: Ending the first term of the school year, getting my vehicle, and meeting my beautiful god-daughter, Baby Tshepiso Pelotshweu
May: Building new friendships and having competitive fun at weekly domino nights
June: Celebrating "The Day of the African Child" and loving all the beautiful clothes!
July: Celebrating the 4th of July and going on an awesome road trip with Gary, Stacy, and KB to Selebe-Phikwe and Francistown
August: Ending term two and going to America for my sister's wedding, as well as getting to catch up with family and friends back home
September: Celebrating Botswana's Independence Day
October: Teaching the boys about American football and getting some of them to become Texas Longhorn fans!
November: An amazing trip with Gary, Stacy, and Angela to Selebe-Phikwe, Serowe, and Gaborone and celebrating Thanksgiving with my class and new friends/family at the mission
December: Ending my first school year in Botswana, saying good-bye to too many friends, celebrating Christmas away from home for the first time, and bidding farewell to 2008, a year filled with so many blessings
Happy New Year to you! May 2009 be a very blessed one for us all! :)