Since coming to El Paso, I've had many good experiences with speaking Spanish, contrary to my expectations. So far at work I've had two conferences with parents who don't know English very well, and I've taken some inquiries, too. One time last week, someone called while my boss and one of our assistants was in … Continue reading Becoming bilingual
I look at my recent posts and I'm surprised, and not surprised, that I've posted about once a week. What is that?! Usually I have a lot more to say. But as it stands, I've been learning a big lesson on how to be a servant. I can thank my current job for that. I … Continue reading Being a servant
It makes me sad that it's already the middle of October and still close to 90* here. Bummer dude! I love this time of year; I just wish it didn't fly by so quickly. I've now transitioned into my new position at work. I'm working five days a week (although I did have to go … Continue reading Busy week!
I am in love with the prices at the commissary! When we first got here, I was really skeptical about whether the prices and service would be better. We try to plan to go every other week, on the non payday weekends since it's less busy. It was pretty busy today, but there's a four-day … Continue reading Gettin’ busy in the kitchen
Darn you, El Paso, getting on my good side. This weather now is gorgeous. High in the 80's, lows in the low 60's. We stuck by our "explore El Paso" plan this weekend and headed out to the corn maze, and my friend and her daughter came too. The maze itself was kind of lame, … Continue reading It’s beautiful here.