Unravel Me: Musings from a language school deep in the heart of Nicaragua December 25th 2011 Day 3
As I write this the music is blaring in the background---a Saturday fiesta to celebrate the procession of kids graduating on to the next level. Truth be told, this is not much different from other nights---there is the constant, familiar hum of life in San Juan---which I have grown somewhat accustomed to. This includes the fireworks which are set off at random, the roosters, the chickens, a ... read more
This past month I had the amazing opportunity to live with a homestay family in Nicaragua and immerse myself in Spanish school. I had been in a place where choices were few, rights were fewer, and freedoms were even less than that. A place where jobs, education, nutrition, healthcare, and clean water are a constant struggle and yet, every man, woman and child I met greeted each day with a renewed sense of joy, happiness and zest for life.
As the new year is fast approaching, I wanted to say thank you~my zest for life is attributed to each and every one of my friends, col... full info