I first saw the graph of “The Cycle of Vulnerability and Adjustment” during training, and I didn’t quite know how true it would be, but as I’m approaching my end … Continue reading
At least I’ve lost 6 pounds in Paraugay since Christmas and the holidays after putting on quite a bit in my trip back to the USA (thanks Five Guys and … Continue reading
Haku!! Guarani for hot, or hakueterei, it’s so hot or the hottest, are the words you hear most all year round especially during December to February, the PY summer. Overall throughout … Continue reading
This article from NPR.org is very true! Something I have learned being in PY in my small town/pueblo! Forget Facebook, Abandon Instagram, Move To A Village “We need to recognize … Continue reading
Its almost spring time in Paraguay! These beautiful flowers are starting to come out now :0) Spring starts at the end of Sept.!
Visited Tajy for the day, a small very rural town a few miles outside Caazapá.
Bueno fin de semena en Caazapá! Fun Caazapá weekend, awesome pork bbq and got to meet two great former Peace Corps Volunteers from about 15 yrs ago from San Josemi, … Continue reading
Nice weather today, although I still don’t understand PY winter, one day it feels like 15 degrees and now it feels like the summer at 84 degrees, ha.
Ran out of food in my fridge so usually in the US I would drive over to the nearest McDonalds for the $1 menu or stretch over for a bag … Continue reading
How I lost 40 lbs? Eating healthier in Paraguay. Dieting with natural fresh food, cooking at home, no fast food, and daily regular exercise
For not knowing how to cook, and hardly ever making a salad before, I just made a pretty good salad for dinner! With cabbage, tomato, bell pepper, apple, carrot, onions, … Continue reading
Check out this funny article from the Huffington Post, 27 Thing You’ll Miss About America When You’re Aboard, very accurate!! Haha I miss the US so much! Sometimes the little … Continue reading
In the picture below, we did a nativity play all in Guarani during my Peace Corps re-connect training! I was one of the three kings! 😀 As almost all of … Continue reading