Computer games

Dozens of Kyle Katarns and Jans fight against Desann (who looks like a storm trooper because this is the JKII demo)

My father-in-law recently bought a laptop. He has used it to Skype with us occasionally while we were in the States, and that was good. I think it help the kids get ready for the trip to Bolivia.

Now that we are here, we have been trying to help him set up the laptop: adding favorites to his web browser, creating a Facebook account, and adding games to his hard drive (so he doesn’t waste money playing internet games).

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Video: Harmonicas

Harmonicas from Josh Renaud on Vimeo.

Jadzia and Ludi brought two harmonicas so they could both play harmonicas with Don Hector.

I shot some video and edited on the iPad. It’s sort of an experiment to see how much the iPad can handle (it’s 1080p video) and how long it takes to upload. The video was only a minute and a half, and the iPad was fine with it. Bt the u/l was quite slow. It did complete, though, so here it is. Enjoy!

Post office and Plaza

All this week has been cool and rainy, and last night was the coldest so far. Yoli and I both woke in the night. I was having some trouble breathing, but I made some chamomile tea and after a while I got back to sleep.

Today has proved to be warmer. After breakfast we headed downtown to visit the post office and the Plaza.

I was surprised how small the post office was. It’s the only one in the city. We bought a few postcards to send, filled them out, then paid for stamps. The lady says they will take 2 weeks to get to the U.S., so I suppose we will beat them home.

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She is … Josie … of Borg

Today was rainy and cool, and the kids had to make their own fun.

So it was that in the evening while Yoli was away at El Jordán teaching a class, I heard Josie droning in a robotic voice.

And, well, see for yourself…