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Monthly Archives: April 2014
Nicaraguans call the week leading up to Easter Sunday Semana Santa. It has nothing to do with Christmas, and there are no bunnies, colored eggs, or fat men in red jump suits. It is a week of vacation. There is … Continue reading
As of today I have been in Nicaragua for five weeks. I’ve been in training the whole time, but I’ve still had plenty of opportunities to work in and see the Nicaraguan secondary education system. I’ve taught in two different … Continue reading
First of all, I need to expose Barney’s deep, dark secret for once and for all, so the world can know the truth about him: The following is a censored version of my tirade after watching the series finale … Continue reading
This week I am in Jinotega, Jinotega, the capital of the coldest and wettest Nicaraguan department. April is a hot and dry month in Nicaragua in general, so despite being cooler than the rest of the country, which is sweltering … Continue reading
As part of our youth business group’s attempt to commercialize healthy smoothies in a very short eight week window: I believe that their final recipe includes bananas, papaya, orange juice, and water mellon.
I know that in the US there is a lot of debate (or a lot of consternation about the lack thereof in Congress) about how to improve US immigration policy, but in only a month of being in Nicaragua I’ve … Continue reading
One of the things that the PC staff here in Nicaragua is very proud of (and apparently well known for throughout the PC worldwide) is what they call CBT – community based training. We don’t live together in Managua for … Continue reading