Archive for April, 2011



anniversary

April 2010, minutes before I left my village for the last time. Today I’m one year back from Guatemala. I haven’t written much since leaving. As a matter of fact, I haven’t written much since 2008. Because as the new normal of life in the village approached and overtook the old normal of life in […]

the Hawaii adventure

I’ve had the good fortune to spend the last month on a fact-finding mission with my friend Dave, a fellow volunteer from Guatemala. Wild pigs are terrible neighbors, but Dave is an ideal housemate. And he teaches me Taoism.