Independence Day

Today, September 16 . . . we celebrated Mexican Independence Day! Many mistake May 5 – Cinco de Mayo as Mexico’s Independence Day, but they are sorely mistaken! May 5 was the Battle of Puebla (1862) when the Indigenous Mexicans defeated the French. Independence Day (Día de la Independencia) is a Mexican holiday to celebrate…

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Popocatépetl

Here in Puebla, we have an active volcano, which has been more active recently. This past week we’ve seen lots of ash and smoke billowing up from the volcano. From our experience living in Puebla which has only been just a little over 6 years, it’s usually in the fall/winter months when we see more…

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Update/Plans

Please be praying for Mexico! The following articles capture the reality of what’s been happening in Mexico the past month or so. << August Breaks Covid Records >> << Estimated Cases >> The past couple of weeks students have been returning to school. Depending on the state and municipality, some are going back full time…

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Return to “Normal”?

After two and a half weeks in Kansas, USA we are grateful to be back in Mexico! Not sure it is a real return to “normal” but it feels so good to sleep in our own bed and be surrounded by more familiar things. We are so thankful for the opportunity and safe trip there…

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