Monthly Archives: February 2011

"Comidables"

That’s not a word by the way.  “Comida” is dinner/supper/meal in Spanish.  Edible comida might be a cross-cultural “comidable?” Whatever. Here are a couple of pics of stuff we’ve munched on recently: This is a well-known Mexican dish called “chochinita … Continue reading

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There’s Nothing Better Than Fear

I’ve been reading through the Bible this year using a daily Bible I found while in Texas last fall.  It groups the readings by date so there’s no need to find the passages for each day scattered all over.  It … Continue reading

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Lucha Libre

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NACHO! NACHO! NACHO!

Beth and I took a walk downtown on Friday in the warm weather.  Yes, it is warm here.  Almost hot.  Summer is arriving believe it or not. When we arrived in the main plaza, we noticed lots of people milling … Continue reading

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Dust in the Wind

We spent most of our Valentine’s Day (and our general day off) traveling in QuerĂ©taro attempting to get both boys and Beth to dental appointments.  Beth has needed to see a dentist for months but we were unable to locate one … Continue reading

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A Sunday Evening Stroll Downtown

My “sweetard” (see previous post) and I went for an evening stroll to the plaza in the “centro” (center of town) this Sunday evening.  It was cool enough for a light jacket.  Many sanjuanenses (residents of San Juan del Rio) … Continue reading

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A Valentine’s Day Thought: Love Is More Than a Word…and so is "Sweetheart"

Most of us who are English-speakers struggle with our own language, and those who don’t, probably should!  We probably always will struggle with it for a variety of reasons.  Not the least of these reasons is that the language, as … Continue reading

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Good News to Share & Some Plans Needing Prayer

If you’ve followed our blog and/or updates, you might remember that my (Alan’s) dad went to the local ER on Christmas Eve and was finally looked at by a doctor on Christmas morning.  At some point that morning Dad suffered … Continue reading

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Piza, Italy Would Be Proud!

I don’t know what you would do with some mismatched pieces of boards and 54 bricks that have no flat surfaces on them, but this is what I came up with.  The office is a bit neater now, which is … Continue reading

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Recent Guests…and Another Student

Last Saturday we enjoyed a visit by our long-time friends, Juan, Carmen, Christian and Nayeli.  (I’m not sure how to spell all their names, but this is close I think!).  Carmen came early Friday evening and showed Beth the first … Continue reading

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