A little over two weeks ago, on a sunny Sunday evening, my mom, sis, and I made the drive up to O'hare airport in Chicago. On the trip home there were four of us in the car, having picked up a very special guest...Mario!!
|104 days later! Reunited in the airport.|
Everyone was hungry for a little something, but we wanted to keep it quick, so we let Mario make the decision and he chose to have his first meal in America at Taco Bell. It was his first time at Taco Bell and many jokes were made about the "real Mexican food" served there. Overall, Taco Bello won his approval for tasty, cheap, fake Mexican food :)
The next Thursday we took a spontaneous day trip to Indianapolis and after dodging the rain on our walk around downtown, met my grandparents for a delicious lunch at Olive Garden. Soup, salad, and bread sticks was the lunch of choice for us all and everyone left with full bellies! I got to show Mario my grandparents' beautiful house where I have spent so much happy family time over the past 21 years. My grandparents shared stories with us about their trip to Alaska by car and we looked through several photo albums. We left in the late afternoon and were home in time for my evening class - what a wonderful day!