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Final pics from Bolivia ’08

Well, the girls made it back safe and sound and life is slowly beginning to return to normal. You can see how much fun they had on the plane (above). Check out the following photos, which are from the last … Continue reading

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Holy buñuelos, Batman!!

Late breaking news from Yoli in Bolivia: Apparently the campesinos are lifting their blockades until Oct. 15 to give the government and the opposition leaders time to negotiate. All the festivities for tomorrow’s Dia de Santa Cruz (24 de Septiembre) … Continue reading

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… nevermind

Things are heating up in Santa Cruz. So American Airlines has again canceled flights, right on the eve of Yoli’s departure. Obviously she is very disappointed about that. She had everything packed and had given away her extra food and … Continue reading

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Heading home (hopefully)

Yoli is scheduled to leave Santa Cruz tomorrow morning and arrive in St. Louis around 10 p.m. As far as we know, everything is on track for this flight to take off. We are concerned by the “siege” that is … Continue reading

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Kids, classes, and classmates

Yoli sent even MORE photos for your viewing pleasure. Jadzia dancing “B-I-N-G-O” in Spanish.

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The big girl

I had a nice chat with Yoli tonight. Here are some excerpts from that conversation: The Alasitas Fair is opening tomorrow. I would like to go. Maybe I can get some crafts or aguayos, or something to decorate our home. … Continue reading

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We love parties

Jadzia and Ludi have really had their share of birthdays in Bolivia. Here’s a couple of photos from Yoli showing the girls at a birthday party they attended about a week and a half ago, the same Saturday that I … Continue reading

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The girls

A quick update on Yoli’s situation: not too much has changed for her. Things remain relatively quiet in Santa Cruz. On the national and international level, there are some signs that the Bolivia crisis is cooling off. With more time … Continue reading

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Stuck in Santa Cruz

Yoli called American Airlines and got bad news this morning: her flight had been cancelled. She rescheduled for a flight that will leave Sept. 24. Basically, she’s going to be there 10 more days. The rhetoric in Bolivia is not … Continue reading

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Yoli’s Friday

Yoli sent me the following update, which I am posting for her: Well, I’m at Eliza’s today. Boris wanted to learn how to make a lemon pie. But it seemed to me he wasn’t that interested. I don’t know, maybe … Continue reading

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