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Blustery birthday

Thursday was Yoli’s birthday and her dad insisted we have a big meal of salteñas to celebrate. So we came over in the late morning to his place so Yoli could watch/learn/help him prepare the food. A big wind had … Continue reading

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The challenges of living away

Yoli remains a Bolivian citizen, though she lives in the U.S. as a permanent resident. That situation can be uncomfortable come election time. Problem 1: She can’t vote. The Bolivian constitution provides for absentee voting, but unfortunately the Bolivian government … Continue reading

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Photos before and after the wedding

After months of long waiting, we finally got a new scanner to replace the old one (which I’m still trying to sell, hint hint). So here are a few more photos from the days before the wedding and afterward. Yoli … Continue reading

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MARRIED – At long last!

Greetings from Mr. and Mrs. Josh Renaud! Unfortunately we never really had a chance to connect my computer to the internet to update the website. We were just too busy! However, rest assured that the week went very well and … Continue reading

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New photos from my trip

I wasn’t the only one who took photos while I was in Bolivia… Yoli took many with her camera as well. Here are a few that she sent to me recently. This photo was taken by a Canadian friend who … Continue reading

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In the waiting

If everything works out, in 3 months Josh and I will be getting married. This days we’ve been working in “A Handbook For Engaged Couples” by Robert & Alice Fryling. It is a good book. It has given us lot … Continue reading

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Readjusting

Well, I’ve been back in the U.S. for a day now, and I’m still somewhat in culture shock. It’s not really severe or anything, but it’s just strange to here in the land of television and very sweet candy. My … Continue reading

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Guest entry: See what Yoli has to say!

The six months before seeing Josh were very hard, especially the first 3 months after I returned to Bolivia.

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ENGAGED! (No, Star Trek fans, I’m not pretending I’m Captain Jean-Luc Picard)

Saturday night Yoli and I cooked pizza and then we got engaged. We’ve been planning this for a while, and I must admit to you now that I left all the details related to our engagement out of my entries … Continue reading

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The turtles are in heat: my visit to the Zoo

Friday was another one of those turnabout days. When Yoli was in the States, I took her to the St. Louis Zoo. So Friday she took me to the Santa Cruz Zoo. I noticed the zoos had one thing in … Continue reading

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