Monthly Archives: December 2014

Feliz Navidad

Christmas Eve was on Wednesday this year. Yun’s parents and Gabriel came over for dinner, which is traditionally done at midnight. It was a spectacular meal of pork roast and turkey, along with various dishes. But eating that late and … Continue reading

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Trinitarian Studies

http://rdtwot.files.wordpress.com/2010/07/anizor-uche_a-spirited-humanity-the-trinitarian-theology-of-colin-gunton.pdf I am currently reading one of Colin Gunton’s many books on the Trinity, The Triune Creator which is much unlike any of the other books on the Trinity I’ve read thus far. There are a number of helpful resources … Continue reading

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More seeds

I planted three additional sets of seeds. Here are the germination times given on the back of the envelopes: Cherry Tomatoes: 10-14 days (January 3rd-January 7th) Cilantro: 8-12 days (January 1st-January 5th) Chives: 12-18 days (January 5th-11th) Calabaza: 6-8 days … Continue reading

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Jitomate cereza / Cherry tomatoes

I just planted some cherry tomatoes. After watching numerous youtube videos of people planting them and growing them inside, I got excited. Since it is generally in the mid 70s in the winter here, I may be able to grow … Continue reading

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Christmas Celebration

We had 37 people over last Saturday for some fiesta. This was mostly younger people from our church. We had a white elephant gift exchange which turned out to be really fun (it was my first time doing one). We … Continue reading

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Ice skating in the desert

It amazes me that an ice rink can be made in the desert. Last night we went downtown with some young(er) people from our Church to go ice-skating. Yun and I didn’t ice-skate, because we brought our dogs (and mostly … Continue reading

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Beef noodle soup

I have recently rediscovered an enormous cookbook we obtained many years ago. I have no idea where we got it from. But the recipes within are amazing. So we’ve started (well, I pick them, and Yun makes them) making our … Continue reading

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Spanish lessons

I have been working through my second book in Spanish for over a month now. It’s been great for my pronunciation. Though I am only now beginning to become intelligible to others. The next big step for me is in … Continue reading

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house guests

We had a few house guests last weekend. On the left is Marcos from Obregon and to my right is my good friend Raul from Merida (formally from Hermosillo), and next to him is Pedro from Tecate.

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carpets cleaned….finally.

We had our carpets cleaned this last week for the first time in two years. That was long past due. I’ve never liked having carpets in this part of the world. Tile is nicer for the heat and is much … Continue reading

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