Tag Archives: Happiness

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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Are You a Travel Geek?

Billy and I have been members of LinkedIn for years. Only recently have we taken advantage of the resources available there for travelers, for authors and for other interests we might have. Today I read about a group to join … Continue reading

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Wandering through the Mayan Jungle

We’re in Orange Walk, Belize and tomorrow we will head up river to the Mayan ruins of Lamanai. Only reachable by boat, we will see tropical birds, butterflies, crocodiles, and various strange looking animals before we reach the ruins. Maya … Continue reading

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Antagonist or Protector?

Billy and I had just finished some of the best tacos we have ever eaten and stopped in a nearby café to have an after-lunch cup of coffee. It’s an enjoyable way to have our lunch digest a bit and … Continue reading

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Confessions of a World Traveler

For being a world traveler, I have particularly unhelpful personal failings. For instance, I get… Continue reading

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Eight Days a Week

Shifting from one culture to another often brings an unexpected surprise. Continue reading

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