Sunday, April 15, 2012

León, Nicaragua - April 15, 2012

The heat has been somewhat of a challenge this week. We were walking to the meeting the other day and remarked - "oh, it seems cooler tonight". When Pat checked his watch (you know the type with all kinds of useless gadgets on it) we discovered that it was 28⁰... we must be adjusting if we think that 28 is "cooler".

Linda Campos, our new friend from Mexico, returned home this week. We will miss her. She was a real joy to work with in service and she had some amazing stories about working remote territories on Ometepe. She plans to come back next year with her younger sister.

 In order to beat the heat, a few of us in the congregation went to the UCC (Universidad de Ciencias Comerciales) and used their swimming pool. It is only a 10 minute walk from our house so you can be sure that we will be using it frequently. Apparently, they have a monthly pass for only $10.00 US - so it might be the right plan for us!

This is Lilianna and her parents enjoying the pool.
Here is a link to a video showing the pool: UCCpoolvideo

 When you walk along the streets here, you never know what you might encounter. These two decided to take a walk and find their breakfast on their own. You would think that we are in the middle of nowhere, but, we are just a 1/2 block from the Kingdom Hall on a busy street.

Thursday night we were in service in a small barrio and one of the houses had a raccoon tied up on it's porch. It brought back memories of the raccoon we had when I was younger.

Pat gave the public talk this morning. The title was - Are you walking with God? He did a great job! I had a little video, but it wouldn't upload.... Afterwards we went to Hotel El Convento for lunch with a few in the congregation. This hotel is a lovely relaxing place for a meal. There is a central courtyard and the restaurant faces the gardens. Nice and relaxing!