Monthly Archives: July 2011

Life Giving

Perhaps we have crossed a threshold. Benjamin talked in his sleep last night – in Spanish. Three weeks of language school in Guatemala have certainly not instilled proficiency or fluency. In fact, if anything, the 75 hours of one-on-one tutorial … Continue reading

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Nothing Left

Our language immersion experience is proving to be a wholesome one. It takes every drop of brain power to learn, communicate and understand Spanish. By the time I sit down to write a brief greeting, there is nothing left of … Continue reading

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Not for the Faint at Heart

News from Bob On Saturday we went to see Xela play Guatemala City in a Premier League soccer game.  Guatemalans are loco about their soccer.  Faces painted, flags waving, beer flowing. Thoughout the match, even during half time, the stands rocked … Continue reading

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Primera Semana – Wow

Carrie here. I’m blown away by my children’s ability to adapt and learn Spanish so quickly. Adam’s and Benjamin’s language acquisition far surpasses mine. No surprise.  We are having a ball. Language school is intense but good. We each have … Continue reading

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News from Adam

Hola, This is Adam here. Today  we  went to language school (La Democracia), where we learned spanish for five hours straight! We always  have a break at 10:30,which is helpful because it is refreshing to take a break from such … Continue reading

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Guatemala – Follow us as we immerse into Spanish!

Bob, Carrie, Adam (14) and Benjamin (12) will be in Guatemala for the month of July. Wanna know what it’s like? Follow us here. We will all post reactions, thoughts and highlight experiences.  Last thoughts before leaving our home for … Continue reading

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