Tag archive of Easter

Lisa and Michaela – Update

Hola!  It is Day 8 for me and Michaela.  We have had many wonderful adventures already, and Loving Arms is keeping us "good-busy".  Michaela has been spending each school day in the classrooms assisting the teachers in both Espanol and English.  She really enjoys being able to help out and has so much fun with the kids at recess time.  She has followed Gabby and Charlotte's lead working mainly with Brenda and Dulce. I have been busy mainly

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Semana Santa

What a crazy day. Today the city of Antigua celebrated Easter Week (Semana Santa) with a beautiful religious procession that wound its  way thru the streets from 6am to midnight.   Beautiful tapestry carpets made of sawdust are carefully created in patterns on the cobblestone streets.  Two enormous floats ( one of the Virgin Mary, the second of Jesus carrying the cross) are hosted on the shoulders of 40 men wearing purple robes who carry the floats

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