Tag Archives: cooking

Return to Ecua-life

It’s February!  We’re starting week five of this new cycle.  I’ve been back for nearly six weeks and the last thing I shared with you was about my Christmas vacation in the US.  I don’t really have an excuse for not writing, except that it’s better to live your life than to write about it. […]

Vacation to Real Home

Happy New Year!  I hope you all had a fabulous holiday season, full of time spent with family and friends.  I certainly did.  As I wrote in the last post, I went home to the United States for two weeks to visit family and friends in Denver, CO and Washington, DC. I arrived in Denver […]

Baking success!!

I hope to have another blog from Quito coming for you this weekend.  But in the meantime, you can check out the guest post I wrote for my friend’s baking blog for Halloween.  I went to a Halloween party that some of my colleagues hosted and made Chocolate-Orange-Dulce de Leche Cake Balls.  And if you want […]

Cobbler and Civil Disobedience

Hello!  I apologize again for the even longer delay between posts this time.  Life here is busy and exciting. So, what has been going on since the last time I wrote?  Of course, I’ve been teaching, but also dancing and baking and other cool things. But, before I start talking about myself, a little bit […]

Lessons in entrepreneurship and baking abroad

I’m official now.  I have a real, live (not) Ecuadorian ID card.  You’ll all be relieved to know that government offices here are just as cumbersome and inefficient as they are in the United States. Last Wednesday, I went to the Immigration office to get my ID (this makes me official and enables me to not […]

Down time and birthdays

Forgive the delay in my writing.  Turns out teaching and blogging are both more work than I bargained for.  I’ve been very busy the last two weeks. This installment I don’t have a treatise on some aspect of Ecuadorian culture; instead I present a few simple highlights from the last two weeks in my life.  […]