Posts from July 2015


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Hard

It’s quite difficult to give an honest answer to the question: “How are you guys doing?” So many beautiful people want to know how we’re handling the transition to our new house, starting to work at the school, and living full time in Santa Cruz. There are two warring emotions on a regular basis: 1)…

Pope

The Pope is in Bolivia. We are still in language school in Cochabamba, but the pope is in Santa Cruz right now. He conducted a mass service earlier today and I’m told at least 2 million people attended. His visit has obviously impacted the nation and in some ways his visit helps exemplify why South…

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4th

Yesterday was incredible. We’ve been in Cochabamba for a week, have completed 16 Spanish classes each, and have fallen in love with our host family, but yesterday our host “papá” wanted to do something special for the 4th of July, since grilling hot dogs and hamburgers while watching the nation’s fireworks display was obviously not…