(Editor’s note: This is Wiley 4’s first blog post. Even though I hate this acronym (being a child of the 70’s I will never give up “jk”) I lol’ed at this, and I thought you would too. That’s why I’ve left it unedited. – CL)
Whenever we (my mom, my dad, and I) go to someone’s house or something like that
and we get to talking about the move to Mexico people always ask me “Are you excited about
going to Mexico?, How do you feel about the move?. Well, everytime someone asks me this I
always say that I’m excited and can’t wait, which is the truth, but for the sake of everyone who
hasn’t been able to ask me this question in person, I write this blog.
When my parents told me we were going to move somewhere for a year I was still
excited, but it was all very foggy. We barely had any idea about where we were going and
definintely weren’t planning out school, work, or any other ways to spend our time. After looking
into many places in Mexico, Uruguay, Panama, Chile, and Puerto Rico we finally settled on San
Miguel de Allende, a Mexican town we read about in the magazine “International Living”. This is
probably review for most of you, but bear with me. We took a trip to San Miguel, loved it, and
decided to move there. Then came the laborious process of finding housing, school, things like
that. School was the big thing for me. I didn’t know if I would have to become fluent in Spanish or
what, so I was a little anxious. My parents were also a little anxious because they didn’t really
want to homeschool me. The IB private school was a big reason we decided to move there. We
took a second trip to San Miguel and found an AWESOME house called Casa Santiago. Well, the
truth is I don’t remember it (we looked at so many) so I’ve just kind of blended them all together.
As our departure from the country nears (June 28), things are getting crazy. Theres boxes
everywhere and my whole desk is empty. It really weird, but thank god we didn’t rent it out
unfurnished. I bought this really nice camera and a nice stand that I will be taking many sets of
pictures with (expect about one a month posted here and a link to a slideshow of all the pictures
in that set (but this is experimental (that’s right im using triple parentheses))). So, as you can tell,
I’m really excited about the move. Maybe 10% of me is a little worried about school but that’s it.
With every slideshow of pictures I put out, a short little blog will come with it. If you have any
specific question just ask it in the comments and I’ll answer it next blog post.