Breath of the Dragon

Like giant sleeping beasts, the volcanoes surrounding Antigua lay silent.  Generally dormant, they vent the occasional burst of smoke or ball of flame and rattle the ground to remind the population of the power...

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On the Road Again – At Last!

It’s hard to believe that I’ve been in the US for almost 10 months!  That’s about 9 more than I had planned or wanted but things don’t always work out as anticipated.  The last...

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Goodbye Mexico

It’s strange to think that this is my last night in Mexico for several months and maybe my last night ever in Merida.  This country, that I never intended to visit, has captured my...

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Leaving San Cristobal

After seven months of living in this lovely city, I’m sad to leave.  I’ll miss the intersection of the old and new cultures, the beautiful scenery, the lively streets and the friends I’ve made. ...

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Updates, updates, updates

In the last several weeks I’ve talked to many people who have wondered why I’m no longer updating the blog.  The simple answer is:  I wasn’t doing anything interesting enough to write about.  I...

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