Monthly Archives: January 2011

February 2

In Mexico (and possibly in other Latin American countries), February 2nd is a festival/celebration day.  I was doing a little daily Spanish news reading and came across an article written about this celebration.  It’s actually intertwined with the entire series … Continue reading

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JJK

Don’t have much to blog about lately, but here’s a photo I took of Jason, Justin, and Kristin (thus, “JJK”) last Sunday.  It came out pretty well, after taking about 60 shots!  Aren’t digital cameras just the best invention?!  It’s … Continue reading

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RIP Mystery Insect

I left the lid off of the jar the evening I found and posted about this little guy.  I wasn’t sure it could get out, but apparently, it managed.  Found it on the patio upside-down.  It was only “mostly dead,” … Continue reading

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What Is It?

Found this insect wandering around our patio.  Not sure if Peanut got to it or not, but it appeared to be in distress.  I helped it in its distress by putting it in a jar.  I may let it go … Continue reading

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29,981 views and counting…

A couple years ago I began putting videos up on YouTube that I have used here on the blog.  It’s a good way to store them online.  Generally, my simple videos (made from a point and shoot Canon camera) are … Continue reading

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To-Do List

It’s always a good idea to have a “To-Do List” for specific events or durations of time.  Dayton apparently has picked up on this idea. Last week, he made a To-Do List for him and our four-day, 7 year-old guest. … Continue reading

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Chichimeca Outreach

January 6th is known as “Day of the Kings” and is a celebration of the the “three kings” who visited Joseph, Mary, and Jesus bearing the three gifts.  Of course, there is more myth and story-telling to the celebrated version … Continue reading

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Yes, I Would Like Them…

…though there isn’t any rain, and there is not a train; I do not have a box, and I am not wearing socks, but as I stir my coffee with a fork, I’m enjoying my green eggs and pork*. (*disclaimer: … Continue reading

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Guests, Gifts and the Gospel

Hospitality is a routine part of being a missionary.  At least, we hope it is because we always seem to have guests! Yesterday (Monday), we received Christina from San Miguel de Allende (in the gray sweatshirt).  She’s a high school … Continue reading

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He’s Baaack!

And so it was time to take it all back down again; perhaps with a smirk and a bit more mirth and merriness than one should display at such occasions…

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