Monthly Archives: February 2011

Homemade Gifts and The Green Triangle

As I write this I am just a few days past the valentine making-phase I go through each year with our kids.  This year, since our oldest is in middle school, only Annie and Daniel made valentines for their classmates. … Continue reading

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Starfish One By One: An Amazing Guatemalan Non-Profit

Half the Sky, by Nicholas Kristof and Sheryl WuDunn, has been very inspirational reading for me.  It demonstrates the creativity people use to make ends meet when given a leg up, via a small business loan or scholarship. Prior to … Continue reading

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Spanish Language Immersion in Guatemala

(Names of our Guatemalan friends have been changed.) As I’ve mentioned in previous posts, our family has traveled to Central America for Spanish language immersion two summers in a row.  Initially we went to Costa Rica which was a fitting … Continue reading

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