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A 6 month interview with Annabelle

A 6 month interview with Annabelle

After I posted Madeline’s interview, Belle decided she wanted to do one too – here is our 6 year old’s 6 months in Kenya interview:

What has surprised you the most about moving to Africa?

A: The bumpy roads have surprised me a lot. They have lots of rocks on them and are made out of dirt.

What is your favorite thing we have done since we got to Kenya?

A: That’s a hard one.  I liked the Aberdare’s because we saw elephants. We camped with Miss Stephanie and the Steere’s there. We went to some waterfalls. I loved the one we had to hike down stairs to get there and then a deer licked Riley’s hand.

What is your favorite thing about Kenya?

A: My favorite thing is having a purple room I have a comfy bed – it’s not a bunk bed and it has a mosquito net over it.

If you could have any super power in Kenya, what would it be?

A: Oh, I have a good one. I would have it so ice cream could come out of my hands, and then it would be covered in nutella.

If you could visit anywhere in the world, where would it be?

A: Paris. Because it would be so cool.

(at this point, she requested I look up “better” questions, these are courtesy of google, “questions for kids”)

If you could change one rule your family has, what would you change?

A: I would not clean my room.

What is something that makes your family special?

A: We are different because we look different than other families.

Of all the things you are learning, what do you think will be the most useful when you grow up?

A: hmph. to be kind.

I you grew  up to be famous, what would you want to be famous for?

A: I would be an artist. A really good painter.

If you could be invisible for a day, what would you do?

A: I would play on the playground at school and sneak cookies.

Where is your favorite place in the world?

A: (gesture to the couch)


A: Africa. because it just is.

What five words most describe you?

A: good reader, smart, kind, good writer. How many is that? Oh, and a  good pray-er.

If you could make one rule that everyone in the world had to follow, what rule would you make?

A: Everyone has to hug each other.

And finally, is there anything else you want people to know about Kenya?

I don’t know.