Sunday, March 19th, 2017

Homecoming!

Hello! We apologize for missing a day of blogging, however serious work needed to be done at the health clinic! We stayed until 6:30pm finishing the upper viga, which is what ties together the top of the wall and makes it “earthquake” proof. There was a lot of cement mixing, rebar tying, but it was all worth it in the end. We came back to JHC, had a delightful dinner of a potato ,egg, and cheese casserole, and got ready to head to Carols Mejilla Godoy’s concert! We woke up bright and early at 6:45am and headed to the biggest […]

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Thursday, March 16th, 2017

Schlep Day! (Thursday)

¨Wake up, Lotion up, repellant up, and get up. It´s a beautiful day!¨ As we all opened our eyes in response to Paul´s singing and capering (some of us only required 1 call but for others required upwards of 3 or 4), we readied for another day of schlepin´, building, bending, and twisting on the JHC site. Breakfast was absolutely delicious despite the remnants of bug spray and sun tan lotion in our mouths, and the coffee from our friends at El Porvenir was nothing short of amazing (sorry Dunks and Starbs). After breakfast, the resident expert on all things Nicaragua, Cirilo Otero, strolled […]

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