Family Photos- 2015

April 21, 2015 in Guatemala, North America, Travelogue

So, our awesome friend Luke took some family photos for us last week, in our garden in Guatemala. We thought you might like to see:

Leaving Guatemala: What I Learned Today

April 15, 2015 in Guatemala, North America, Travelogue

In other news… I hate goodbyes. Hate ‘em.  You’d think, with all of the practice we’ve had, that they’d get easier. Nope. Not even a little. As we bumped up […]

The Gaia Project: We Were Painted Naked

April 7, 2015 in Guatemala, North America, Travelogue

So, we were painted… naked. Sounds like it would be a long story, doesn’t it? Only it wasn’t. It just, kind of, happened.  San Marcos is a weird place. Stuff […]

Musings by Moonlight

April 4, 2015 in Guatemala, Travelogue

  There is solitude in moonlight. Where the sunlight powers the world and creates energy with it’s very presence, pushing humanity forward even as she pulls our planet at dizzying […]

Konojel Nutrition Center: In which I am proud of my kid

January 22, 2015 in Education, Guatemala, Inspiration, North America, Travelogue

There are moments when I’m immensely proud of my children. Don’t get me wrong, I’m happy with who they are becoming. I like them. I think they’re interesting humans to […]

When Things Fall Apart: What Hannah Lucia taught me

December 1, 2014 in Guatemala, North America, Travelogue

Things always fall apart when The Man leaves. To be fair, it’s not only when he leaves. In actual fact, we’ve had a laundry list of logistical issues in the […]

On Community, Magic & Love: What I learned at the drum circle

November 26, 2014 in Guatemala, North America, Travelogue

“You know what I like about you?” Tor mused, sideways at me as we watched the orange flames dance in the darkness. “You’re unusually observant. You’re always watching things. You’re […]

On Full Moons & Mornings

November 8, 2014 in Guatemala, North America

The drums pounded late into the night. I sat on the porch in the deep darkness feeling the heat of the afternoon sun radiate back up beneath me, released from […]

Imelda’s weavings: On making a difference for one family

November 5, 2014 in Guatemala, North America, Travelogue

From the moment I stepped off of the boat, I’ve been looking for her. On every walk through the village and each boat ride across the lake. I even crashed […]

San Marcos La Laguna: Good morning, from our house to yours

October 25, 2014 in Guatemala, North America

It is morning and the house is quiet. Steam, rising from my teacup, uncurls and stretches white fingers between the streaks of sunshine reaching through my dusty window. The garden […]