so there won't only be painted faced, streakin kids in vegas but brazil too haha. that's awesome! i can't believe i missed it! waited all these years to see them win one and they finally do when i'm on the mission. what kind of deal is this? haha. i'm sad i mssed the party too haha. i would kill for some hot chicken wings right now. me and my companion were dying all day cuz we knew it was the superbowl haha. we are probaby gonna have to go play some football one of these days now. but, by next superbowl i will be home, so they will just have to do it next year too. but anyways, haha. that's cool that you heard from chase. it has been so long since i have seen him. it's gonna be crazy to see where everyone is at when i get home. it's gonna be way weird too to see all the little kids all grown up haha. i am getting old mom, i am almost 21 years old! my companion said something about that the other day and i almost didnt beleive it! that's cool that bruce is going on a mission! is him and his mom butting heads like we did when we were doing my papers? haha. o i remember those days. the mission will be really good for him. tell him if he gets to go to the states he won the lotery haha; cars, bikes, hot water, no worms hahaha. that would be the life. no, brazil is cool, just tough. they have a saying here in brazil "só o forte servir no norte" only the tough serve in the north of brazil. things are going good here though. this is the last week of the transfer, so we are just waiting to see were everyone will go. we have more than twenty kids going home this transfer, so there will be lots of changes. i think me and my companion will stay together another transfer in this area though. i'm alright with that too cuz i want to be here for this next wedding and baptism that we are gonna have. this huge area is takin its toll though. i think if i dont go back to manaus this transfer i will have to buy new shoes. but it's ok. they are cheap here. mine are hammered though haha. i will send pics here in a bit. these dirt roads do some work on black dress shoes. but i am feeling good and we are working good. it's nice to have someone that's alot like me as my companion. we have a lot of fun and get work done too. next transfer will be a short one too, only five weeks, so thats why i think we will stay together one more. crazy cuz after this one is my last call to home!!!! way crazy. when does chauncy come home again? but i got to run mom and dad i love you guys and will talk to you next week.