Hangin With Prema

 Prema-Pablos Prema-Pedicure

You go through your every day life and never consider how your shower works, or why people talk to small strange boxes then drive

tPremaheir cars to a window to get strange smelling and even worse tasting food.

You never think that getting a pedicure is a completely unknown and foreign experience.

You never consider that riding in a car is a horrifying experience if the driver is a woman and you have only ever had male drivers in your entire life.

You never think about the grass growing under you if you have always felt rough stones under your feet. 

That’s why I love walking around with Prema for her first visit in the U.S.A.  Showing her a world of “firsts” has been a lot of fun.

I tried to explain what a hot dog was to her today at Belle’s preschool picnic.  She gave me a blank stare.  I never thought about how gross hot dogs were until today.  Rolled up meat?  Ick.

I love the perspective being with Prema gives me on my every day world.  Utterly fascinating.

 

2 thoughts on “Hangin With Prema

  • May 20, 2009 at 7:32 am
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    I agree with Prema..hot dogs are gross in ANY culture!!

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  • May 22, 2009 at 3:00 pm
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    Wow Michelle I read this 3 times trying to wrap my brain around the fact that the things we totally take for granted…she has never experienced. The grass under her feet was a huge reality check for me…HUGE!!

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