Easter fun

Choosing to live in Guatemala means missing out on life-long traditions.  And it is hard to do.  Especially for my kids; it is all they have known, moving here wasn’t their choice, and now they are missing things they found great joy in. But on the flip side, it also means new traditions can be […]

Semana Santa

This was originally going to be a part of the previous post, but that went longer than anticipated.  So now it gets its own. Semana Santa is Holy Week.  I didn’t see much happening most of the week, but I knew Good Friday would be something special.  Friday morning I was up bright and early […]


It is no secret that Latin American countries take the celebration of Holy Week seri0usly. OK, it’s actually Terry who knew (honestly, I had no idea; but I am learning just how ethnocentric I am). One night while lying in bed he showed me pictures of street carpets (again, had no idea what that was) […]