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Escuela de Padres

Inspired by the Parents’  Training back in July, the science teacher at my school and I have started a “Escuela de Padres” or Parents’ School! We had our first meeting last week and we talked about the importance of good family communication. 112 more words

Personal Experiences

Mobbed by Avon in Antigua

Antigua, Guatemala

Often when I travel I wonder if I’m on Candid Camera, International Edition. Whether it’s the guy in Chengdu relentlessly staring at me, refusing to break eye contact, while I try to eat a burger at McDonalds. 604 more words


Xetulul and Xocomil - 8/29/14

We got to enjoy a long Labor Day weekend although our extra day was on Friday because Finn and Jack didn’t have school.  Back in our new little blue car, we headed to Retalhuleu, in the southwest of Guatemala, to check out two more of the… 1,056 more words


Italian Culture and such

The culture in Italy is SO DIFFERENT. And I mean extremely different. Well it’s at least very different from what I’m used to.

Every single store/restaurant/business has different hours of operation. 864 more words


You Cant Change the World

As i prepare my meal for the 8 hour shift that is about to take place, I almost convince myself to calling in sick.
On the way into the Amway doors, I text my friend about the dread of going to work. 606 more words

Mayans Expel Jews from Guatemala Village*

Mayans Expel Jews from Guatemala Village*

Mayan village elders in a village in Guatemala have ordered a group of Orthodox Jewish residents to leave after being accused of wanting to “impose” their religion on the local people. 1,012 more words