If you hear a scream about 4:00 pm (Guate time) it will be Soy celebrating the end of Spanish school. Are we fluent? Of course not but we know a lot more than we did 2 months ago. We will spend the next couple of months practicing Spanish with the locals. I prefer to practice … More September 29th
It is “freezing” in Chimaltenango! According to every other Guatemalan and myself it is cold. I dressed my girls in long sleeves, pants, and jackets to go outside. Lizzi said, “It is like we are real Guatemalans!” We laugh at how they relate certain things to living in Guatemala. Often times, while playing they try … More September 27th
One Week Left! This is our final week of Spanish school–PTL! No one will be happier than Soy. I have bribed him by offering lunch in Antigua on Friday if he tries his best this week. I prefer a classroom setting for learning, but Soy prefers interaction with people. We study by sitting one-on-one with … More September 25th
Happy third birthday to our spoiled Audrey! She knows the advantages of being the baby and she has a way to get exactly what she wants. We have always considered a family lunch to be a sufficient birthday for our kids, but we know Guatemalans are serious about birthdays. We had a party at … More Happy Birthday Audrey!
Just imagine placing a new laptop in front of teenagers who have never used a computer before. The teenagers were all giggles as they learned to turn on the computer and use the keyboard to type. The first group of students come to school two days a week to receive their education up to … More September 20th
My apologies for not blogging this past Friday. I guess we were caught up in the Independence Day celebrations! We went to the local parade and it was interesting, loud, and long. My favorite part was when the humongous speaker in the back of the truck was blaring Alan Jackson’s country song “Chattahoochee”. There were … More September 18th
We had our first English class this past Sunday night! There were 16 young adults/youth who were excited to learn. We are teaching English through Bible storytelling, vocabulary, and conversation. We are praying this is simply a tool to stengthen the church and to build relationships for discipleship. We appreciate your prayers as we look … More September 13th