Category Archives: February

Life Out of the Box

Way back in Feb. & March we ended up on several service projects with Jonathan & Quinn who have an organization called Life Out of the Box. Thought we would share their most recent video with you – See how … Continue reading

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Dancing at El Timon

A local restraunt has Folkloric Dancing every Thursday night.  We’ve enjoyed watching the dancing and checking out their costumes.  The girls love the dresses and full skirts! After the Folkloric group finishes, they open the floor and a live band … Continue reading

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Our Sending Sunday

This feels a little strange to put here – and now, after we’ve been in Nicaragua for 6 1/2 weeks, but we just got the pictures! So here we are.  Our family way back in February at church.  The morning … Continue reading

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1 Month in 1 Minute!

…and, well, we’ve officially been here in Nicaragua for a month! & here is the official 1 month in vid!  Many thanks to Wes for putting together this 1 minute sensation! The link will take you off of our blog. … Continue reading

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Elaina’s Morfo

Elaina’s Morfo – Please click on this link to get a little laugh!

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Cooking Class

Today my (Olivea & Wesley’s too) Spanish teacher had us cooking.  We shopped for ingredients at the Mercado, and came home to make guacamole.  Not difficult, but a fun warm up! On Monday we’ll make enchiladas! Nicaraguans add hard boiled … Continue reading

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Borden Family Painters

We went painting again yesterday.  It was a smaller school, and we only did one building…but it took just as long to finish.  Minus all the flaking paint and breezy weather, it should have been easier and quicker to complete…but … Continue reading

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Wesley’s adventure to la cueva

Last week Wes went with his friend ReNe and his little brother on an adventure to a local cave…one of those crazy caves that is underwater during high tide…here is a little video footage from his fun afternoon. http://youtu.be/3Vnuk7BTDR4

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Going Painting

Today we joined up with Esau & Heather from the Biblioteca, 2 students in town from the German Red Cross, & Jonathon from http://lifeoutofthebox.com/   to go paint a rural school.  Roman & Agusto jumped in too, and we were glad … Continue reading

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Spanish School

Myra is the owner of the Spanish School we are going to, and my personal teacher. You can read more about her school and company on her blog: http://spanishschool-express.blogspot.com/

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