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An Angry Bird!

An Angry Bird!

I gave up the idea of staying in Asunción for the day.  I had planned to spend Friday night there after my meeting at headquarters, with the idea of attending a great conference on Saturday.  But, I decided to return home, missing that fine event which included the chance to meet Paraguay’s President Horacio Cartes at the AJE Congreso with my friend Marie.  A very scratchy throat, hot forehead and aching body convinced me to get on back to my site. Let me slip in here some information that I’ve been meaning to give you. Paraguay Emprende, one of my ... Read More »

Purrfectly Delightful Experiences

Purrfectly Delightful Experiences

Hello!  Here’s how we would greet each other in .  The whole greeting between the two of us would go like this: “Mba’eichapa! Mba’eichapa! Iporã ha nde Iporã ave i! … said with air kisses on both cheeks. Really, really great way to greet people, I think. So much to tell you so I’ll just jump right in. Will have to publish a series of posts to tell you the stories of what I’ve experienced so far. Please forgive me in advance for strange syntax and mixed, disorganized thoughts — my immersion classes have done some interesting things to my ... Read More »

Taking the Plunge

Taking the Plunge

Hi Everyone!  I just spent the weekend with friends and family in the  as we celebrated many special events.  Everything wonderful was going on all at once (as it usually does when I’m around my son-in-law  family and extended family) and kept us all smiling!  Celebrations were as follows:  My son David’s 26th birthday, the birthday of a good friend, Stephanie (age not mentioned to protect the innocent) the debut of my boston terrier, , into freedom (he learned how it feels to be off leash for hours on end, splashing in the ocean and roaming around wherever he pleased) ... Read More »

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