3 p.m. Anna leaves quilting class with Elaina to get post office box key from the MAF hangar to pick up packages from friends in the U.S.
3:20 p.m. Arrive at the hangar and get key.
3:45 p.m. Head to the Posong (Post Office).
4:00 Stand in lines to retrieve their packages.
4:20 Get packages and pay VAT (taxes).
4:23 Put packages in car.
4:24 Parking Marshall demands 70 cents for the privilege of parking.
4:25 Digging through the purse turns up no money, it was all used to pay VAT. Parking Marshall waits for 70 cents.
4:30 Try calling husband to bring 70 cents. No connection. Parking Marshall waits.
4:35 Phone a friend to bring 70 cents.
4:45 Friend pulls up in a van and hands you 70 cents a.k.a. he hands you "Freedom to leave the post office".
4:46 Pay Parking Marshall.
5:00 Arrive home and tear open packages from home.
70 cents and the cultural experience were WELL worth the energy!
Thank you to our friends who send love from home!!!!!!!!!