Author Archives: Chex

Youth Media Regional Groups & Overnight Encuentros

So much has happened! It seems like the only time I have to write blog entries is after my supervisors are asleep. Today I did lots of supervisor feedback, brainstorming CBI solutions and thinking about how to get vols to … Continue reading

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Youth Media 48 hour Encuentro Video

Check out this video, of the Media 48 Hour Encuentro! Now, I exported the wrong version, so sorry for the bad sound in some parts and the clips that should be edited down. I didn’t watch it till it uploaded, … Continue reading

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Carrot Cake, Poster Paper, and Frozen Apple Juice

These are a few of our favorite things. Carrot cake, because I almost did not burn it, for Jake’s birthday tomorrow, and because all of Teustepe is feeling skeptical, and talking about said vegetable cake. Poster paper, because I am … Continue reading

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Experimental Video and Butterflies

I am so completely and totally inspired right now. After a hairy morning, I arrived an hour and fifteen minutes late to Mercedes del Rancho. I met up there with two sups, a bunch of vols from 3 communities, and … Continue reading

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48 Hour Video and Art Challenge

Wow, time flies. Every day is something different! We’ve been having a ton of fun. I was so inspired by the 48 hour video and art challenge! It was just so cool to see everyone train for 2 days, get … Continue reading

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Kickoff to the Youth Media 48 Hour Video Challenge!

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Nica Vols Head to Matagalpa

Tomorrow morning, I’ll take my last three Nicaraguan vols who have yet to begin their summer to the airport. No, they are not getting on a plane. But these three young people- Engel, Alba Nubia, and Gladis- will link up … Continue reading

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Photos!

Photos…. AMIGOS Boaco 2011  and AMIGOS Boaco 2011 Part 2 It’s taking too long to upload photos to multiple places- we only have a USB internet stick- so instead, I’ve decided to link to my Facebook albums. Enjoy!

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hello, summertime. you’re here!

Just a snapshot of the last ten days: Went up the mountain lots of times, mostly in the red and yellow truck, with Alfredo, the man who shakes my hand every time I see him and says, “cinco mas cinco, … Continue reading

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The Night Before Sup Survey

It is the night before supervisor survey, and all are asleep. The rocking chairs at staff house in the tiny town of Teustepe are empty, silenced by supervisor slumber, still in a circle formation from this afternoon’s training. The crickets … Continue reading

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