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I Ate A Termite


“I ate a termite.”

Those were one of the first sentences that I said to my wife after returning from Costa Rica.

While I was away, my wife had been attending a conference related to her job. The experiences that we each had during the same period of time could not have been more dichotomous.

She had been staying at a hotel.

I had been sleeping on a camping mat in a church pew.

She had waiters delivering meals.

I washed my own dishes.

She sat in air-conditioned rooms talking about serious things.

I mixed concrete in temperatures so high that I drank five Nalgene’s of water in one morning alone.

As we were sharing experiences, she was telling me about a meal that they ate, and the scrumptious hors d’oeuvres that were served. I blurted out “I ate a termite.”

We had really different experiences.

But neither of us would have changed a thing.

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Spread Love, but not the Fruitcake!

A big thank you to my friend Stevan Sheets and his BLOG: for pointing this video out: