Paradise Point Resort
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... I'm not used to. As a group all 90 of us walked up and down the neighborhood street making as much noise as possible. Banging on plastic bottles, screaming and cheering for our groups, los torros, las tigers, y los lions. When we made it back to the school we had cake, and Francesca came up and used her English Spanish mix to ask me to find the markers so that we could sign each others shirts. That girl is a natural born leader, and I love thinking about what she'd be up to ...
... 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 ...
... of their starting price.
After shopping we had dinner at the hotel, and threw a quincianos party for Kayley
The teachers insisted on giving her the maximum interpretation on the Dominican tradition of splashing water in the face of the birthday girl-- they decided to surprise her with a toss in the pool. They pulled her aside with an apology for ...
... Ingrid does most of the cooking, though her sons leave camp with us to come serve.
After our work day, we rushed back to change and spend a few hours on the beach in cabarete. The windy coast is sure to blow sand in the face, but also a perfect spot to watch the hundreds of windsurfers, parasailers, and kiteboarders.
I rented an umbrella and a lounge chair for a dollar as the kids (and teachers-- they're really kids ...
... owner gives discounts to people who are in the country doing mission work!
When I think back over last Sunday I feel beyond blessed. Instead of just finding a place to
stay where I feel my family is safe, God went a step beyond and presented a
place where we can also feel like we are having a vacation. He did not just
provide for our needs, He went 'exceedingly abundantly above all that we asked
or thought' (Eph 3:20). He brought us ...