There are moments when I can appreciate how hard the teacher and the kids work to learn their songs and plays. They are wonderful! Then, there are moments where our Hungarian is lacking and I feel like I am in finding Nemo. I know they are speaking. I understand it is important. But, I can…… Continue reading Easter Theatre
I had a great opportunity to sit down in a room of women, a learn to dye Easter eggs in a traditional way. In case you’re interested in the process, here are some instructions. First I hollewed out eggs for dying: this was actually quite humorous. You poke a small hole in either end of…… Continue reading Dying Traditional Hungarian Easter Eggs
On Christmas day, we spent our afternoon visiting older widows. Every one of them was incredibly happy to have visitors and to spend some time visiting, singing, and eating. Some made us eat tasty desserts until we could not fit anything in our bellies, and some insisted we drank homemade wine with them. Some were…… Continue reading Christmas Visiting
So far, one year has contained a lot. A lot of learning, teaching, eating, sleeping and growing. Not everything is different, but much of are lives have changed in the past year. Our family has grown a tad–we just one little puppy. We now have a house, car, and even a routine-ish. We both teach…… Continue reading 1 year adventuring
Oh my, when I planned my lesson this week there were some stickies on the table. and I though to my self, well that could make a fun game for learning body parts. So we played our best game yet. Stick the label to the correct part of your friend!
The first freeze, and first snow came early this year. We are so thankful for heating and our home to keep us warm as adventure in this beautiful country. You will have to look close to see the itsy-bitsy flakes falling
So, for those of you who don’t know, we have been paying our neighbors to use their (hundred year old house’s) electricity via a daisy-chained extension chords. We have lived in Romania almost one year, and we just received ‘real’ electricity! That means we can use our cook-top, oven and dryer. And bonus: Richard made…… Continue reading Electricity