You remember my last post when I told you my next post would “probably be on Sunday with some pictures”? - Well, this is now more than 3 weeks ago, but these weeks were so eventful that I never had time to post something. Now I finally took some time to tell you about these weeks.
Battle of the Axe
As I told you in my last post we had the Battle of the Axe on November 21(for description please read last post). Well, to cut a long story short, we had a BIG Pep-Really in where the coach made a short speech with the axe in his end, that ended with “If you want the axe, come and get it!”, whereon the whole gym began to cheer and to scream, and we won the game (49:24), so the axe stays in Sherman for the next year.
There isn’t much more to tell that we played paintball and the Amazing Race. For the race we had to go in teams and then we had to do tasks like pile up hay bales and eating really hot pepper (I really like hot food but these pepper killed me). All in all I had a lot of fun this day.
This is the face we all made after we ate the pepper.
The next weekend was Halloween. Over here this is a really big deal: the little children go from door to door and yell “Trick or Treat” (Süßes oder Saures!) and the kids in my age make parties. I was really inventive and bought some “Lederhosen”. The party was fun, although I got out of my pants because they weren’t very comfortable.
Tom and me went there with the Moseley family the Sunday after the Halloween Party. Six Flaggs is a big park with rollercoaster and all this stuff. But like everything in America it’s way bigger than the parks I’m used to from Germany.
Mr. Freezer: My favorite roller coaster. Here is a link for a video link of the roller coaster:
The next Saturday I went shopping with Melanie, Hannah, Mikayla and Isa in Frisco. The easiest way to safe money is to not buy anything, and this is exactly what I did. So I just went with Isa from store to store and watched her spending a lot of money, which was also fun.
Last Saturday I went bowling with Mikayla, Jenna and Vignesh. I’m not sure but I think the bowling alleys in America are build different, because for some reason I made a few strikes, and whoever ever went bowling with me know that I’m definitive not the best. After this we went to the movies and watched “Puss in Boots”. I think it’s a great movie, and whenever you guys in Germany get the opportunity to watch it, do it.
This Sunday a message woke me up that asked me if I wanted to play paintball with Jannek (another German exchange student who lives close to Sherman) and some of his friends. They didn’t had to ask twice, so pretty soon I was again on the field playing paintball, this time in shirt and shorts. That was a less good decision because it’s not a good protection, but it was fun again.
So this is my last month summarized, the next big events will be Thanksgiving and then Christmas and New Year’s Eve. But let’s hope I can write my next post before the 2012 begins.