The Orphanage

Service, this is one thing I wanted to do a lot of when we started homeschooling.  I wanted it to be an important aspect of our lifestyle.  Yet as with so many other things I wanted to accomplish with homeschooling, I just never seemed able to make time for this.  So when we made the […]

An Unknown Treasure

To most who read this entry, these look like ordinary garbage cans.  Little did we know when we moved to Panajachel that these simple garbage cans are valuable property. These are the second pair of cans we have purchased since being here. During our first week in Panajachel, we were introduced to the way garbage […]

Growing up

Nothing negative here today.  My cousin, Tera, is spending a portion of her family’s immersion into learning Spanish here in Panajachel with us.  She knows I have been struggling to find my footing here; she is a very positive person and is loving her time here in this beautiful city by the lake, so she […]


I had not made up my mind if I wanted to travel to see the total eclipse when I first started hearing about it.  Once I started hearing more about it though I knew I wanted to see it with my own eyes.  One of my favorite YouTubers did a video on it that really […]