I'm outta here

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    I'm outta here

    It's been fun. As of Thursday I'll be expected to live the mission rules - which in my case is email through the church-provided service for family only. davidp should be back any day now, but on Friday morning I'm driving to Utah, attending a small family reunion, and then on Wednesday I'll be reporting to the missionary training center to learn Spanish and take some classes on teaching the gospel. I'll be there 6-8 weeks before heading to Long Island and Staten Island for 2 years.

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    Make sure you let us know the address so some of the cboards can come harrass you, err I mean say hi :P

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    Learning Spanish to what, 10th grade level? I can understand going the whole hog if you were on a mission to Spain... but oddly enough you're still in the US there.

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    Good luck!

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    I can understand going the whole hog if you were on a mission to Spain... but oddly enough you're still in the US there.
    It's my understanding that when missionaries are given state-side Spanish-speaking assignments, they only speak Spanish like 10% of the time, if that. I get a lot of questions about why we have foreign language missionaries in the US, and politically I'd agree with them, but from a religious stand-point, it's really just so people can hear the lessons how they're most comfortable.

    edit: I already speak Spanish fairly fluently when speaking to Mexicans, because they speak very slowly and clearly, but it's my understanding that the Puerto Rican dialect is very quick and abbreviated. I hear Cuban and Dominican isn't that difficult though.

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    You're going to come back from your mission all weird.
    EVERYBODY does. >.<
    Staying away from General.

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