October 4. Those of us in Garopaba got together for “Catch 2” at Karin’s house. She has a super cute, fluffy dog that stole my heart.

October 8. My host family’s guinea pig gave birth to little babies!!

October 25. Went to a relative’s sixth birthday party with my host family.

October 31. Halloween! The Garopaba cohort dressed up together as dominos.