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Tag Archives: Catholic
Tornado (Sort of)
I went to Managua this morning and got back in the afternoon. As soon as I turned the corner to my house I knew that something was up. There was a pile of roof tiles out front and someone was … Continue reading
Posted in León, Philosophy, Vlog Tagged blessing, Catholic, Catholocism, holy water, León, Nicaragua, priest, roof, roof damage, roof tiles, tornado, video blog, vlog, wind, wind storm, windy 2 Comments
Quién Causa Tanta Alegría?!
I hope I have emphasized enough on this blog the sheer amount of noise in Nicaragua. If not, let this post be your lesson. Every December 7th, across the Catholic world, the Conception of Mary is celebrated. I’m not … Continue reading
Posted in León, Vlog Tagged bells, Cardinal, cathedral, Catholic, church, church bells, Conception, conception of Jesus, Conception of Mary, culture, dance, drum, drums, El Cabezon, firecrackers, fireworks, folklore, folkloric dance, Gigantona, Gritería Chiquita, Griteria, immaculate conception, La Gigantona, León, Maria, Mary, Nicaragua, Purisima, religion, siren, tradition, video, video blog, vlog 2 Comments
A Day in the Life
My winning streak came to an end last night. We got second to last place in trivia! The theme was animation. We had a strong showing with Disney and ran the category for superheroes, but we were decimated on anime. … Continue reading
Posted in León Tagged animation, anime, banana, bananas, blender, cafe, cartoon, cashew, cashew fruit, cashew milk, Catholic, coffee, comic, comic book, comic books, Disney, entrepreneurship, fruit, heat, intermediate product, intermediate products, jicaro, melon, mosquitoes, naranjilla, Nicaragua, pineapple, plantain, plantains, platanos, production, rain, science, science fair, superhero, superheroes, tostones, value added, value-added chain, Virgen de la Merced, Virgin Mary, Virgin of Mercy Leave a comment
What Have I Been Up To?
It’s been a while since I’ve put up a post on my happenings, so I figure I would catch everyone up. For Small Business Development Volunteers, September and October are busy months. Any reader of my blog will know that … Continue reading
Posted in Peace Corps, Travel, Vlog Tagged business advising, business competition, cathedral, Catholic, Catholic church, church, competition, competitions, entrepreneurship, Granada, high school students, Nicaragua, Peace Coprs, school-wide competitions, Somoto, Somoto Canyon, students, teaching, U.S. Peace Corps, United States Peace Corps, US Peace Corps, volcano, volcanoes 8 Comments
La Gritería Chiquita
Quién causa tanta alegría? La Asunción de María! Que viva La Virgen! Viva! Yesterday was the Gritería Chiquita in León (as opposed to the big Gritería, on December 7th). Basically, it is Halloween, but in León. The story goes that 67 years ago … Continue reading
Posted in León Tagged altar, Archbishop, candy, Catholic, Catholocism, Cerro Negro, explode, explosion, fireworks, government handouts, Griteria, Halloween, La Asunción de María, León, Mary, Nicaragua, the Virgin Mary, trick-or-treat, trick-or-treating, Virgin Mary, volcanic explosion, volcano 2 Comments
Before I had gone to Chiapas I spent a week staying with my friends Mariel, Miguel, and Rafael in Querétaro, which is the largest city in the Bajío. The Bajío is an old colonial part of Mexico north of Mexico City, renowned by … Continue reading
Posted in Photography, Pre-Service, Travel Tagged architecture, basilica, Bernal, camp, Camp Shohola, cathedral, Catholic, Catholicism, church, cinema, culture, friends, friendship, Guanajuato, La Parroquia, Mexico, monolith, ruins, San Miguel de Allende, science fiction, Shohola, Spielberg, Steven Spielberg, Toltec 1 Comment