Today was a cold, rainy day.
It has been cold and raining for several months now.
I wish it would stop, even if for just a little while.
A few sunny days and blue skies would really help pick up my spirits.
This weekend is the second round of elections in Ecuador. It has been a long, dirty campaign season.
Many accusations have been hurled across a great divide. Some fear a new spate of violence on Sunday when the polls close at 5:00 p.m. I'm hoping this prediction doesn't come true.
This weekend is also for writing progress reports. This snuck up on me, though I know I'm not the only one feeling this way. It must have been on some calendar that progress reports are due on Monday, but somehow it got past all of us. Too many other things running through our minds.
This year, I've been thinking a lot about how to make reading …