Tuesday, October 17, 2006

Goin' to the chapel

For those of you who are worried about me not finding a husband over here, rest assured. There
is no lack of available men here. In the past 8 days I have received 5 marriage proposals: 3 taxi
drivers, 1 waiter, and 1 hair stylist. The hair stylist said he only wanted to marry me if I had
money though, so I think he's out. The taxi drivers were all in their 40s and 50s, so I'm thinking
the waiter is my best bet. He's only a couple of years younger than me and we would get to eat
all the free burgers we want. I'm thinking I'm going to hold out for some more camel-bride trade offers though. Mom and dad, what do you think?


Anonymous said...

HAHAHA! You're too funny! Who would have thought, your hair stylist hit on you! That probably would never happen here @ home! Don't settle though...remember, if he owns land (according to my dad), he's a keeper! I guess you can probably exchange "camel" for "land" in your case! ;-)

Liana said...

at least camels are cooler than cattle :) remember? i was only worth cattle...

Lindsey Phillips said...

Sarah- I miss you so much, and it is good to know you are doing well. LOVE YOU!

Alissa said...

Way to go Sarah! My suggestion:

Go for the oldest taxi driver, and here is why:
1) Probably has the most job security
2) Has had enough time to save up for a bride, so I am sure your family would get many camels.
3) Wouldn't need to worry about finding a car
4) With a taxi driver husband, you have an in to finding out the shortest distances to where you want to go, so you will never get ripped off again.
5) The older he is (and the crazier he drives) the closer he is to death. Since the mean age of death is probably younger there than America, my guess is that you would have a good remainder of your life after he passes to marry again for more frivilous reasons, such as love.

Liana said...

i like that alissa girl

Sarah said...

I like her too!

Alicia said...


Thanks for continuing to post pictures and stories. It makes me so excited to get the heck out of America. We're moving in with Ben's mom at the end of November and heading to South Africa in June. we just got an email today from a friend in SA that said he was praying for us and saw that we were going to have to "pass through the fire" before we went back to SA. Sounds fun.

I am so grateful for you and what you are doing. I am proud to know you and call you a friend. Keep up the good work. Also, thanks for the words (from a few blogs ago) This is not how I expected my life to turn out. It's better than I could have ever imagined." It brought joyful tears to my eyes.



the Beckster said...

Alissa cracks me up. She clearly thought this through for you, Sarah, so I would heed her words. :)

Alissa said...

Aw, I like you guys too!

Hey Becky, if you are lucky maybe I will send some of my expert relationship advice your way ;)