Grocery Shopping

Sep

27

2012

Grocery Shopping

doug

Ecuador

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We just got home from our Thursday afternoon trip to the grocery store. It takes quite a bit of effort to go shopping here. Since we don’t have a car, we typically walk from the school to the store and then carry the bags 1/2 a mile or so up the hill to our apartment. The stores themselves are...

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House Hunters Comes to Quito

Sep

20

2012

It’s hard to believe we’re already almost through with week 3 of the school year!  There are still many left in the year, but time sure seems to be going more quickly these days. We’ll do our best to write more on that soon, but wanted to hop on here to share two of our new colleagues...

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One Week Down

Sep

9

2012

One Week Down

doug

Ecuador

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Above: The elementary field at Alliance Academy “One week down, thirty-nine more to go!” That’s been a familiar phrase among colleagues this weekend as we have all successfully completed our first week of the new school year. It was a long and tiring week, but it was great to finally...

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Beautiful Things

Sep

2

2012

Beautiful Things

angela

Ecuador

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After two weeks of orientation and preparation, it’s time for school to start tomorrow!  In between meetings and training we’ve been busy scrubbing and cleaning our rooms, rearranging furniture, unpacking boxes of supplies, and doing our best to make our spaces our own.  Doug’s classroom...

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