Month: December 2011

What Did I Say?!

I am getting better and better at asking for items in Portuguese, but I’m discovering that the more you know, the more mistakes you are likely to make. Every [...]

Confessions of a Control Freak

Actually, I didn’t realize just how much of a control freak I was until we made it to the mission field. Oh, I knew I liked to have things organized, and I [...]

Free Heat

Praise the Lord for unseasonably warm weather here in Portugal!  Lately, we’ve enjoyed a high of 60 degrees Fahrenheit during the day and a low of 40 at [...]

A Cultural Sidenote 7

Portugal’s oldest urban folk music genre is fado. Fado was just recognized by UNESCO on November 30th, 2011. The origins of fado are unknown, but one popular [...]