I also want to thank Aunt Elaine and everybody else in my family who signed and sent us a big piece of wrapping paper from the family party that we missed! I meant to write about it when I got it a few weeks ago but it got buried in a whirlwind of work and class related stuff and I just dug it up while cleaning. It rocks! Thanks, you guys!
Speaking of digging things up, I just finally got all our pictures from our limbo period in the midwest (between living in Boston and living in Heidelberg, we crashed with various relatives for about a month) uploaded to my computer. They had been sitting on Damon's laptop.
I love white cake so I wanted to be sure to have some on the trip home. It's hard/impossible to find in Boston and I didn't know whether I'd be able to get it here either (haven't yet). Our awesome families got us white cakes, decorated all going-away-party-style. See below for the misspellings and questionable geography which resulted: