Category Archives: School stuff

Ajiaco With Friends and a View

This past weekend some friends from Siena´s class invited us to an ajiaco party. Ajiaco is a traditional soup from the Bogota area consisting of chicken, corn, and several different types of potatoes served with a hearty slice of avocado, … Continue reading

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After the Storm Comes the Rainbow

I have been able to gain some perspective since my last blog post. A good (and wise!) friend of mine who read my last blog post wrote me to remind me that there is learning in everything, that we can’t … Continue reading

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The Tough Side of Expat Life – Part 2

I figured you might have been tired of reading my last blog which was so long so I decided to split it into 2 parts. Our travails are not yet over, you see. Just as we were settling into a … Continue reading

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All is Well!

Jade is back, safe and sound. She had a great time camping with her class. They hiked to waterfalls, sang songs, marveled at the huge orange full moon, set up their tents and slept in the Andes. Pretty cool experience!

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The Party Was a Smashing Success!

You might all remember the fundraising gala I had volunteered to throw for Siena’s school to raise money for the hand dryers I asked them to buy after my girls got pinworms and I realized that all the kids at … Continue reading

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Tough choices

Jade’s homework in fourth grade at her new school was to write about “What would you rather have, good health and food to eat or a place to live and a safe environment?” “What do you think?” Jade asked Esteban … Continue reading

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Amazing Waldorf Party in Pictures!

It was family day at Siena’s Waldorf School today and it was fantastic! Great food, games, and dancing (as at every Colombian event). Each class had to dress up in traditional costumes from different regions of Colombia. Siena’s class had … Continue reading

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