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... Our last school day started with a pelota tournament. Last year the big sport on campus was basketball. Somehow this year the shift was made to playing baseball. It's hard for me to believe because these kids seem like they've been playing since they've been walking. They are very skilled, and their natural fitness with the ball is amazing to watch. So of the rules in the playing field were different than what were used to: we play on the basketball court, bases are a pile ...
... and rest as we digest). The resting has mostly been playing cards or walking next door to la centro de dulce for snacks. On our first day there the owner invited us behind the counter, and next to the snack food I saw she was prepping a dead chicken on the top of a cardboard box!
After lunch we went back for a quick change then off to the beach, for a bonus excursion.
Sucking up that part of the culture felt so lucky. The kids were such ...
Today Kayley turned 15, she got to celebrate her quincianos in Latin America.
It's been a hot and work filled day. No surprise there. One thing we did at camp today was paint lucky friendship rocks. We used nail polish that I brought from home, and the kids loved it, painting many for all of their new friends. They made great birthday presents as well-- K will be ...
... a four year old who suffers
with a very weak immune system and run a program that feeds between 200-400
children three times a week.
It seems that different things attract different people, but almost unanimously, they have
said that they were attracted by the slower pace of life. At first glance, the
pace doesn't seem all that much slower. In fact, as your zipping in and out of
traffic, feeling a bit like you are in some video game come to life, ...
... and sliding through. They hook you up with a life jacket, a helmet, and shoes if you don't have ones suited for the water, and you hike through the jungle to get to the first waterfall. It was really fun climbing around the waterfalls, and it was nice to be directed by the guides exactly where to jump (some of them got a bit higher than I would normally do) so you knew you would be crashing into a rock or anything. I lack a waterproof camera, ...