By cultural norm, we go around and greet family in the village upon our arrival. We’ll retrace our steps at the end of the visit to say good-bye.
Many of you have asked if Gloria’s family and Minga’s family are related — they are not. Gloria’s mother, now deceased, was an age peer of Minga, but the families lived on opposite sides of the Pan American highway. They knew each other from church, but not as neighbors. Gloria’s twin uncles are the same age as Minga, 76. But they are two different families.
Good news on the horizon for Harlennys. She has finished the final course for her B.A. in accounting. She has two more modest requirements, all day intensives, and she then qualifies for graduation. Congratulations Harlennys!