Archive for February, 2012

We are Padrinos to an Ecuadorian Godson

We are Padrinos to an Ecuadorian Godson

Gary and I have become padrinos, or godparents, to an Ecuadorian boy.  His name is Yauri and he is six years old. We’d been told by some to avoid getting ourselves into this kind of relationship, which can be somewhat costly and makes us responsible for part of the welfare […]

A View from the Roof: Ecuador is Changing, You Be the Judge

A View from the Roof: Ecuador is Changing, You Be the Judge

Linda and I just returned from several months in California where we were present for the birth of our second granddaughter, Sophia Rose.  She made her appearance two minutes short of Christmas Eve.  What a joyful Christmas we had!   The most joyful thing was Linda and I taking turns […]