When It Rains, It Pours…but the Sun Always Shines Again.
Parcial 1 / Parcial 2

When It Rains, It Pours…but the Sun Always Shines Again.

The past few weeks have been a bit…erratic.  This irregularity began at the very beginning of October: We were originally scheduled to have off school Wednesday, October 4th, 5th, and 6th; however, about halfway through the day that prior Friday (September 29th), we found out that school would actually be cancelled the entire week.  Why?–to … Continue reading

3 Days, 2 Gringas, and 1 Tegucigalpa
Parcial 1 / Vacation & Weekend Travel

3 Days, 2 Gringas, and 1 Tegucigalpa

  Rivalries between cities are not too strange an occurrence in the United States, and apparently that’s none too different for Honduras.  Consquently, before this week, I’d heard a mixed bag of reviews about the capital city, Tegucigalpa (or Tegus, for short).  Most Hondurans that I know aren’t huge fans.  This makes sense, of course, … Continue reading

12,000 Steps before 9 AM
Summer Prep

12,000 Steps before 9 AM

A fire pit, warm shower water, microbrewery beer, 70-some-degree temperatures, and gorgeous mountains surrounding a 30.5 square-mile lake–this sums up my weekend in a nutshell.  Midday Friday marked the beginning of our BECA “team bonding” trip to D&D Brewery, Lodge, & Restaurant.  Upon arrival, I was excited to see my less than humble abode for … Continue reading

Academy & San Pedro
Summer Prep

Academy & San Pedro

Today marks the first day of working with real, live students this summer.  No, the school year hasn’t officially started; this was at what we call “Academy.”  Earlier this summer, SJBS (my school) and SMBS (the other nearby school BECA partners with) students both had the chance to attend summer camp run by month-long volunteers. … Continue reading