Here they are just getting started. Later today there is a procession, like a parade, and the people walk on the carpets, destroying them. Then they use shovels to scoop it all up and leave it clean.
The colored sawdust
They call this the Shrimp plant.
The roots jut out long and thin
We hope to have some good tomatoes soon.
|To the left behind the father is Sister Mildren Osorio, from the Ocos branch, She is the first missionary from the branch to serve a mission|
|Front and back of Guacamayas.|
|I don't know what they are called, just that they are unique.|
See the video below.
|There is a site of small ruins called Tak'alik'abaj about an hour's drive. Been meaning to check it out for a year. Nice croc.|
|There are about 100 acres that have been worked. There are another 5-600 acres on private land that have not been touched. These are the oldest ruins in Guatemala, dating back to about 500 ad.|
|Elder Steiner just arrived in our mission. I found out we know his grandparents in Klamath Falls, where we used to live. Dery and Shirley Johnson|
|The Linares family was baptized April 2014. They never miss church.|
|The Quiñones family. Their children are very smart. He sells pizza: Bakes it in his home then delivers it on his motorcycle.|
The Barrios family, with their daughter Vilma.
|You can roast a whole pig in about 3 hours. They put them in taco stands on the street. If I were younger I would probably try one.|