Monthly Archives: April 2012

Cornbread development

Let’s talk about development work. Sustainable cornbread development work to be more exact. I remember from the haze that was training one person telling us: “Guys, the Holy Grail of development is teaching someone a skill and having that person … Continue reading

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give me input, seriously gente.

  Writer’s block and I’m running out of ideas of what to write about. What would you like to hear more about? Food? Reverse seasons? School? Neighbors? My house? Pictures of cute children running around causing havoc? More dog pictures? … Continue reading

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Happy (belated) birthday G-35!

A friend called me the other day andd said: “Guess what today is??!” I had no idea until she said “HAPPY ONE YEAR IN SITE!!” We made it this far :). Certainly cause for a picture collage of good moments … Continue reading

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What is REAL?

“What is REAL?” asked the Rabbit one day, when they were lying side by side near the nursery fender, before Nana came to tidy the room. “Does it mean having things that buzz inside you and a stick-out handle?” “Real … Continue reading

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Another blog post brought to you by The Rain in Paraguay.

The other weekend I got to go to a wedding. A HUGE wedding where my friend from site got married. There were about 350 people, and they roasted an entire cow, goat and sheep for the reception. Heterei (delicious)! Some … Continue reading

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so. much. chipa.

Semana santa or “holy week” has come and gone. All that’s left from it is the mountain of chipa left on my kitchen table given to me by the preschool kids, my neighbors, my host family, everyone really. What is … Continue reading

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