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Moving from Stuck to a World of Yes!

Every once in a while, it strikes us how circumstances can be rearranged in the most creative of ways to make a dreary life into one that is extraordinary. Continue reading

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Installing Solar Coffee Bean Driers – Guatemala

Bored in retirement? Enjoy this guest post by Ben Etnier who helped install solar coffee bean driers at Lake Atitlan, Guatemala for the local Maya coffee workers. Mix adventure with helping others. Continue reading

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Spending My Retirement Helping Others

Where is the least expensive place I can retire and live like a king and help the people and children of that area? I have retired and am looking to maybe do like you all did for a while. Travel around for low dollars and live well with people. Continue reading

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Turning Trash into Beauty

It started as a simple, volunteer training for mothers in the adult literacy program in Guatemala City. Now Creamos is a thriving business. Continue reading

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Two Kids with Big Dreams

Between the two of us we had $104 left in our savings. We were two kids with big dreams and no money, but we had … Continue reading

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House Sitting My Way Around the World

Choosing to house sit as a means to travel the world is not only an imaginative route but a practical one as well. Continue reading

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The Story of Yes

The bungalow was dark. The only sound was Papi’s rasp, breath after breath. Salvatore knew his Father’s time was near, and he was gripped with… Continue reading

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Maya 2012 End-of-the-World Prophesy

One deeply devoted Maya man in Lamanai just outside of Orangewalk, Belize assured us that the world would, indeed, be destroyed by water. Maya texts were indicative of … Continue reading

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Meeting Jesus in Guatemala

Children in these 3rd World Countries all learn to bargain and sell. It’s a survival tool that they take with them into… Continue reading

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The Stupidest Question in the World

On occasion when I am at my most wretched with salt caked on my face and my arms in a constant bath of sweat I ask myself… Continue reading

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