Trip 2 of 2010

We’re here! Today was a remarkably easy and peaceful travel day.  It was so remarkably easy that it’s almost too boring to write about; however we wanted to let everyone know that 1.) we made it and 2.) we have Internet access so we will be updating the blog.  Tomorrow morning we’ll visit one of […]

Guatemala Day 1-Foreign Exchange (by Rachael)

As is usually the case in Guatemala, today tested the limits of our emotional and physical strength.  I. Am. Exhausted.  We started the morning by visiting one of the Compassion projects on the outskirts of Guatemala City.  There are currently 200 kids who participate in the after school/weekend program.  50 kids still need sponsors.  Interested?  […]

Guatemalan arrival! (Nate)

We may have made a speed record for commercial travel today, even with our 250lbs of baggage! We left our house at 6:15 this morning and were greeted by the energetic babies and their scissors by 2:00PM this afternoon. Scissors? We thought they might be making some sort of craft, but no they were just […]

Aliceña (by Rachael)

Today I went searching for pictures of a girl we met in Guatemala.  Her name is Aliceña, and in August she was living in Guatemala City so she could receive proper treatment for her leukemia.  When we visited in March, we found out she was living at one of the Buckner Transitional Homes with some of […]

We have tickets! (By Rachael)

This week, my task was to nail down some dates for a June trip to Guatemala and buy our plane tickets.  I almost failed to complete this week’s task.  Would you like to hear what happened? Yes, of course you do.  If you didn’t, you wouldn’t still be reading our blog.  Okay, here’s what happened:  […]