I thought that it would be a tougher adjustment coming home than it has been. I've been enjoying a few things that I missed while in Ghana:
*lots of chocolate
*convos with my parents
*phone convos with my besties
*a few of my favorite tv shows
*Christmas music and movies
*quality time with my favorite people
The one place that has probably overwhelmed me the most has been Wal-Mart. In California, I wasn't really a Wal-Mart shopper, but here in CO, there is one in every town. When I first entered Wal-Mart, my first comment to my mom was, "This place is so big." It is overwhelming how much stuff is in that store--necessary and unnecessary STUFF--stuff that will be wasted and stuff that will be used. It just made me think. . ."Wow! We live with so much here in the States." I wonder what would happen if we set aside our wants this Christmas and thought about the needs of the world. . .hmmmmm.