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... 3 Canadians and one American were joined by the pastor's wife Rosa and his three sons Chris, Jeremy and Roderick. We had a great time splashing around in the water, building sandcastle and covering each other in sand an making each other into serinas (mermaids). We also enjoyed some refreshing Pineapple drinks as we soaked up the sun.
On Sunday we went to church at TEARS School. Even though ...
Spent the morning at the Centro Leon Museum in Santiago.
The three exhibits focused on the anthropological aspects of the Dominican culture, some of the country's art, as well as a photography exhibit by the acclaimed Dominican photographer, Apeco.
Here are some pictures we ...
... and always willing to offer a "Hola" as you pass by. The people in the markets were also kind, informative and not pushy.
We have also gotten to know our guides and learn more Spanish from them. It's encouraging to see their heart for the TEARS Ministry and how they enjoy serving. I look forward to hearing more of their stories.
So far the Dominican has been full of colourful surprises and facinating history.
Until next time
... to say 'yes'.
Part of our yes while we were here was doing art projects with the students at the two schools that the organization runs. Anyone who knows me, knows that art projects are not my thing so that yes was a little bit more difficult than you might think. I had decided long before we left, that whatever was asked of me, I would do, and do cheerfully (the hardest part of the 'doing'). I have to say, as I helped an 8 year old boy use scissors for the ...
... to our 4th year) draw blood for labs. They run their labs to the laboratory. They do vitals on the patient. Basically, they are the nurse. The minute to minute care in the ER, however, is managed by the family member. This was completelly foreign to me. How could there not be any nurses taking care of patients and how could a family member who may have little education be responsible for taking care of a family member?
After seeing the ER, we left back ...