Yes on the first part, nope on the second. She didn't cry when she opened the gift, she was just disappointed that she couldn't enjoy it right away (it was several packages of dark chocolate, and she was feeling really icky). But she's really looking forward to trying it all. And she liked the card. And the flowers.
I think the next poster wants to visit a certain foreign country the minute they can afford a plane ticket, and to that end, they're currently studying the language of that country.
Actually, I'm studying the language and I'm visiting the country this summer (Spain). Next summer, since I've been studying French as well, I am probably going to France with my aunt who is a French teacher. I'm so excited!