We’re back in Nicaragua and so is the rain! Chimney sweepers aren’t so common here (nor are chimneys for that matter), but now that the dry season has thankfully past we do need to puddle sweep our roof frequently. If we allow stagnant water to build up, not only do the leaks in our bedroom increase, but it’s the perfect breeding ground for mosquitos. Andrew sure doesn’t want Chikunguyna, so he’ll try to improve his luck and sweep away.
Spending time with family…doesn’t get much better than that. It was so hard to say goodbye yesterday, but the memories made will help carry us through our service until we can all be together again.
What’s better than your mom and pops coming to visit during your Peace Corps service? Surprising you at the airport with all of your siblings who you thought couldn’t come! I might have fallen down to the floor in excitement, then got back up to jump up and down. My eyes might have been leaking, too.
Home is where your family is.
As much as we love traveling, I’m also a huge fan of nesting. I enjoy having a place to call my own from which I can then explore the wonders of wherever we live. During training we stayed in the houses of our host families, and now here in Estelí we have a little casita to ourselves in the backyard of a yet another wonderful host family. Continue reading Nuestra Casita