Meren is my coworker. He is also Kino's uncle. When I met Meren on his first day of work with us, I didn't know that he was related to Kino, but I immediately recognized that he was Micronesian. Meren often recounts our first meeting. He says that he had felt very out of place and didn't think that he could last the day. That is until I walked through the door and greeted him saying, "Ran annim. Ifa usum?" "Hello. How are you?" Meren has been with us for 6 years now, and I'm so glad he decided to stay. 'Cause I just love him to death.
I met Meren and his family at Stadium Park today for their very first family photos. His daughter Jamachlyn was very eager and excited to be taking pictures. The boys, however, didn't seem to share her enthusiasm so we did a really quick session and then went to get some Waiola shave ice. Yummm!!
foodie thursday in maiko - Thursday, I got together with my host-mom and my host-brother's wife for lunch. It's that time of year for our birthdays, so my host-mom took us to a buffet...
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