Summer 2010

July 24, 2010

Back from service

I’m happy to report that all the students are safely back from service in good spirits and good health, with lots of stories to share and lots…

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July 9, 2010

Gallo pinto

Gallo pinto is the national dish of Nicaragua; however, the Atlantic and Pacific Coasts have different recipes.  Here are approximate “recipes” for each.  Buen provecho!

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July 5, 2010

After traveling through some of the northern mountains and plains of Nicaragua early last week, it was a pleasant change of pace to simply hop into a…

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July 1, 2010

Thirteen students and six programs were included in this tour of Estelí, Matagalpa, León and Managua; our travels started early Monday morning (6/28) and concluded late in…

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June 25, 2010

Teaching English (all grade levels including a class of English teachers) in Diriamba, and planting frijoles and attending nation-wide farm cooperative workers’ organizational meetings provide a broad…

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June 24, 2010

Half-way Point

[student journal, posted with permission] Since Friday (6/11) marks the half-way point, for this journal, I’ve decided to do a review of the first half by making…

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June 15, 2010

Endings & Beginnings

Nicaragua SSTers 2010 know how to host a fun party!

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June 12, 2010

Although Tropical Storm Agatha had us wondering on Wednesday, May 26, if traveling 4 hours by bus into the northern mountains was going to be a good…

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June 11, 2010

Service begun!

Students started on their journeys from Casa de Goshen at 7:30 am this morning, and I am pleased report that all of them have reached their destinations…

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June 8, 2010

Jalisa, Phil, and Logan joined forces to create brownies for their host mothers on International Mother’s Day (Sunday, May 30)

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