October 7, 2015
Today the mother of Esperanza died in the afternoon, so that was sad news. She was 92 years old and got sick, so we're comforted that she's not hurting from a body that didn't work well.
We went and worked in Las
again, and dropped some people that weren't progressing, so that was also fun.
We're getting really good at dropping people, as it's a weekly occurrence.
But, to brighten things up, Hna Escobar and I made mole! (MOH-leh) It's a food made all the time in
and I love it. You slice up some ripe plantains and sauté them until all golden
and soft. Meanwhile, you add water to the mole mix and put it on simmer. When
everything's all hot and ready, pop the plantains in the mix, and serve! You
can also make your own mole sauce from chocolate, chili powder, tomato, spices,
cinnamon, salt, sesame seeds (I think), sugar, pumpkin seeds... makes a savory,
chocolately, slightly spicy sauce over the sweet plantains and I think it's
|We saw a duck as we were walking to an appointment!|