Before I get a bunch of comments about how the saying really goes (especially from all of you who know how I usually butcher sayings), let me explain. During the process of building the water filters and the fuel-efficient stoves, we needed to clean and oil the forms every morning. It was an extremely important … More We’re cooking with oil now!
The school we have been sleeping at for the past two evenings is at an elevation of (approx) 6000′. Combining that with rainy season and you have cold, damp nights. Even though I know we’ll be sweating down in Coyolate (sea level, 100% humidity, HOT), I am anxious to get back to the warmer weather. … More Heading down!
I am not sure how this panoramic photo will show up in this post, but I just wanted the share the view from the roof this morning. Today is a “rest day” here in Guatemala and then we will hear down to Coyolate tomorrow morning to start work.
Ah, rain rain and more rain. Rainy season here in Guatemala is quite…wet. The weather is mostly humid and hot in the morning and raining (thunderstorms) in the afternoon. This is the first chance I could get online. I am now in Antigua and will be meeting my teammates from Coastal Christian and our hosts … More Rainy Season!
Getting up at 2:30am for my flight to Guatemala was hard enough, so why did I choose carrot juice over McD’s pancakes? Because I am crazy. I was going to say something about being health conscious and loving carrot juice and all that jazz, but as I sit here on the plane, waiting to take … More Was this the right choice?
I am so excited to be heading back to Guatemala! I will be working with a team from my church, Coastal Christian, alongside Mission Impact to serve in construction of bio-sand water filtration systems and stoves. I will be on one of two small teams responsible for inspecting existing water filters and determining whether or not … More Heading back to Guatemala!