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Easter Elections

Happy Easter! In many Latin American countries, Good Friday is a much more important feast than is Easter Sunday. Many attribute this to the poverty of the people and therefore their more easy identification with the suffering Christ instead of with the risen one. I...

Putting her down

Well, we put one of our dogs down yesterday. That’s a polite way to say we killed her. In spanish, it’s even more vivid: ella fue sacrificada. Sacrificar in Spanish is the word for “slaughter” (as in animals whose meat we’re going to eat)...

O necessary sin of Adam

¬°Felices pascuas! Happy Easter! At the Easter Vigil service, we hear the beautiful Exsultet sung at the beginning of the service after we have entered the church with our candles. This is the song which repeats “This is the night…” tying the Easter...

Happy Easter

Happy Easter! Classes are going well. They are all things I knew very little about, and so they are interesting because the material is new. The classes are News Writing and Reporting Broadcast Reporting Public Relations Campaigns Press Release Writing, and Desktop...