Tomorrow I switch families so tonight we went out for dinner, then had a jolly good time playing with my "moving away" gifts..which inclueded a classic...black rubber rat...some awesome lady bug hair ties...which i use almost every day, a couple beautiful scrap book pages and a finnish cook book! We went out to dinner at the Kylpyla Pizza restaurant in the spa hotel! It was a TON OF FUN!!! Definitely a fabulous night!!! I miss them like crazy! (ok so this blog is basically an ODE TO THE PALENIUS FAMILY!!!!...and the pics include ones from my last night, AND from all these other little cool things we did as a family that i didnt write blogs about!!!) enjoy!
Hey All! Im Stephanie! I am sixteen years old and i'm on Rotary foreign exchange in Naantali, Finland! I arrived at the beginning of August 2007, and I am loving every minute! My finnish friends are the most wonderful people. They hang out with me at school, and help me practice my finnish! I have gotten SO attached to my host familes, they have been fabulous and I can honestly say I love them! They have done so much for me, and kept me my happy self! Oh! and of course I cant wait until they come visit me in New Mexico! I attend Lukio (high school) in Naantali, and take the usual classes,... full info