Monthly Archives: April 2013

Maybe I am Wrong

I left Guatemala with no confidence that I had made much progress in learning to speak Spanish.  I may be wrong in my assessment. Thursday afternoon I met with my Spanish Teacher here to figure out what to do next.  … Continue reading

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Last Night Here

It has been a beautiful day again today.  There has been no rain since I arrived almost a month ago.  Guatemala is known as the land of eternal spring.  I believe it.  There is no evidence that anyone has anything … Continue reading

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Winding Down

It is not apparent judging from the fact that I will be learning an entire new tense of Spanish verbs tomorrow and will take the examination on Thursday.  Those are the only two days left here.  Thursday after supper, Mark, … Continue reading

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Las Bombas!

Yes, that word means exactly what it appears to mean.  Immediately I remembered that there are live volcanos surrounding us.  I have heard the word bombas used often here in reference to what was happening right outside church this morning.  … Continue reading

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Soldiers Everywhere

It looks like an invasion.  There are large groups of very young looking people in uniform filling the sidewalks and streets and common areas.  Every once in a while one of them is holding a sign with a number on … Continue reading

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Almost Made a Bad Mistake

Ash and Tina saved my life – at least potentially.  The Cross half way up the side of a mountain north of town is easily visible.  It is a great location for pictures.  After visiting the coffee plantation this morning, … Continue reading

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Saw the Devil Last Night.

Our group from the school gathered last night for a sendoff for Michelle who is traveling back home to Chicago today.  We were sitting in a small room at the Café No Sé enjoying a few beers.  He came into … Continue reading

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