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I've Arrived!!

Well folks, apologize for not updating sooner, but I am officially in Belize!
Right now, I'm in San Pedro, on a terrace overlooking the ocean :) I wish I had pictures to show, but I only brought disposable cameras with me so photos will have to wait til I get back.
Things are..different..here..as you can probably imagine. Belize City is a crazy city, and it's been a bit harrowing trying to figure things out and navigate my way around being the only white man in a city full of Creole people.
But most people have been gracious, which has been a blessing. I started teaching at St. John's Anglican school. The kids here a pretty bright, but some need some extra help to bring them up to grade level. That's where I come in. Most of the teachers don't have time to work one-on-one with students who are falling behind, so my intention is to continue working with those students who need the most help in reading and language arts skills.

Next week I am off to Flowers Bank, a small rural village further inland, to work with students there. I may possibly stay there during the remainder of my time here, depending on how things go, or I may come back to Belize City and stay there and continue my work at St. John's. Things are a bit up in the air right now.

Internet connection is shotty at best, so this might be my last update for a bit. Take care everyone, and I will update again soon.

Comments

CHRIS

Hey - Miss you Chris come back to the states since now I FINALLY have a car and I cant drive my car to your house to show you it. hehe. This is sad and depressing. Just remember when you come back to the states, don't put your camera through the secuirty monitors they mess them up...have them hand checked. Th machines do somethin to the pics. Have fun there and DEF. stay in touch.

Don't miss me too much, ur fav girl...jk

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