Monday, May 30, 2011

la lavadora esta descompuesto

Major Bummer!! The washer is broken and may remain that way for the duration of my stay.

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The temperature cools off in the evening but the house stays REALLY hot until about 3 AM. We have escaped to the roof to get out of the heat.

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YUM!! Almuerzo (lunch)

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We live across the street from a school. There are two turns as they call them for classes. The first turn goes to school from 7AM to 1 or 2 PM depending on the day. The second turn goes from 1PM to 8PM. There are 1000 students in each turn. It is a secondary school which is equivalent to our Jr. High. The band practices in the morning and in the evening 7 days a week. Early in the morning (7AM) the loud speaker is on with announcements and music. Every evening before classes get out, this van (below) shows up for 40 minutes with a loud speaker that repeats over and over, pan….pan…pan…pan de dulce…pan…pan…pan…..pan de dulce. There are several different gas trucks (propane) that come down our street throughout the day with a loud speacker, el gas….el gas….el gas….atencion y servicio….el gas….el gas. So…..what I want to say is, I LONG FOR PEACE & QUIET, big time. On Sunday the TV does not get turned on which is soooo nice. Yesterday was peaceful for the most part. I will never take “the quiet” for granted again.

This is the pan de dulce van.

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Guayabas, YUM! Chapulines (grasshoppers)

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1 comment:

  1. ya comiste chapulines vdd? espero que si... y guayabas me encantan!!!