Just Add Water

I used to be afraid to make things from scratch.  I realize now that it was because I was afraid of the imperfect outcome of my intentions.  I watched as my friends and family made amazing cakes and pies and tortillas from scratch and I’d say “You go, girl!”  As for me, if it didn’t…

On Fire!!

First of all, I want to thank our friends & family who stay up to date with our blog, even when I don’t write frequently.  Osiris has recommended that I try to write every Friday or every other Friday.  I’m gonna give it a shot. This week was pretty eventful in our world.  On Monday,…

Culture & Adapting: Knowledge

KNOWLEDGE – information, understanding, or skill that you get from experience or education. Based on this definition, I would say I entered this country with a brain full of information acquired in Texas public schools and multiple universities.  I’ve had enough travel experience to understand cultural differences, and the ability to not panic in culturally…

Happy Corpus Christi Day!

Hello! This has been a restful week for Osiris and I after the busy week with the Alabama team.  Osiris has been working hard at translating thousands (exaggeration) of testimonies for our missionary friends, and I have been working not very hard proctoring exams for the high school students.  On Wednesday, I gave my literature…

First Post :)

Happy Saturday! Feliz sabado! As you probably know, Osiris & I live in the Dominican Republic.  I learned quickly that in this island, jalapenos are not easily found.  And so, last month, a student from the school I work at, surprised me with a little bag of fresh jalapenos.  I’ve had them frozen, waiting for the…