Tag Archives: Fe Y Alegria

Dear Friends/Queridos Amigos

Dear friends, I am a little bemused to find myself writing this message from the house where I grew up in Fond du Lac, Wis. I did not think I would be here before December or January, nor did I … Continue reading

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Students Deserve Best We Have to Offer

Throughout my time in Peru, I have written occasional columns for The Fond du Lac Reporter, my hometown newspaper. The following piece originally appeared in the June 30, 2013 issue of the Reporter and can be found at http://www.fdlreporter.com/article/20130630/FON06/306300059/GUEST-COMMENTARY-Students-deserve-best-we-offer My thanks to … Continue reading

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Today’s Vocation

It is virtually impossible to receive a Jesuit education without hearing about vocation. What you study, the job you will hold, the direction your future will take—Jesuits have a knack for presenting life’s most important questions as part of a … Continue reading

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The Canadian Tuxedo

It is truly a rare person that can pull of the Canadian Tuxedo. Defined by Noah Webster as “wearing denim top to bottom,” the Canadian Tuxedo usually recalls family photos from the 1990s or pop stars who have completely given … Continue reading

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Animaciòn

A new year is on the horizon for Fe y Alegría 44, the high school where I work. Though students will not arrive for classes until March 4, we teachers gathered yesterday to begin preparing for the year ahead. At … Continue reading

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Peruvian Doppelganger: Part VIII

Doppelganger sightings tend to slow down in the summer months (other side of the equator=opposite seasons). That said, a quick glance through my photos revealed an un-posted look-alike. Feast away… Why this doppelganger especially works: 1) They legitimately look alike. … Continue reading

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Remembering the Titans

I was having a tough time remembering the Titans, so I decided to show their movie to my English classes. Here’s a few teaching lessons I picked up in the process: 1. Coach Herman Boone (Denzel Washington) is a major … Continue reading

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