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  • Va cayendo la tarde

    Va cayendo la tarde

    Va cayendo la tarde ladera abajo. El negro océano de la noche aguarda. Ahora es ya. El ápice del tiempo. El afán de mañana. Todo transcurre y se va. Me siento como un tonel vacío.

  • Homo Sapiens

    Homo Sapiens

    El Homo Sapiens surgió en África oriental hace como 300 mil años. De ahí, con el tiempo, se extendió hacia todos los continentes. La mayor parte de su existencia fue en su condición primitiva, salvaje mejor dicho. Vivía en grupos aislados que no podían ni verse porque se mataban entre sí. Durante muchos años, como…

  • Thy Pythonic Tale of Python

    Thy Pythonic Tale of Python

    History of Python Late 1980s: Guido van Rossum, working at the National Research Institute for Mathematics and Computer Science in the Netherlands (CWI), starts designing Python as a hobby project. He’s aiming to address shortcomings he sees in ABC, another language he had helped create. December 1989: Van Rossum begins the actual implementation. He takes…

  • The Golem of Prague

    Golem of Prague In the silence of the night, I stand alone, A fortress of clay, without flesh or bone. My maker’s touch has left an eternal mark, A memory of life in the cold, dark.

  • Prince Nicholas de Vere von Drakenberg

    In the first few years of his life, Nicholas de Vere was raised in the Hertfordshire countryside. At the age of seven, Nicholas’ family moved to the remote outskirts of the Kentish village of Kemsing, and then later to isolated rural settings in Devon and Sussex. Nicholas’ father and mother sought to protect Nicholas from the usual…

  • TiCoin is Costa Rica Collectible Digital Token

    B»H Start Project To develop a new blockchain cryptocurrency named TiCoin To Analize best technical options Commercially, it is non-commercial, as TiCoin exclusively lists as a Costa Rica parafernalia collectible digital token, as a play coin not intended as a real coin… yet, as it often happens with Numismatics, non-commercial collectible items of all sort…

  • Bruca Maniguá de Arsenio Rodríguez

    Arsenio Rodríguez Yo son carabalí, negro de nación. Sin la libertad no pue’o vivi’. Mundele cabá, con mi corazón, tanto maltráta, cuerpo ta’furi eh Mundele cumba flote siempre ta’ngarua’cha. queta’ por mucho, que yo lo ndinga siempre ta’maltratá. Yane me tabá labio de buirí(x2) coro Yenyere Bruca Maniguá. Abre cuita buirindingo Bruca Maniguá Ae. Si…

  • 12) Parshah Vayechi וַיְחִי

    https://www.chabad.org/parshah/default_cdo/jewish/Torah-Portion.htm Parshah in a Nutshell for Vayechi Genesis 47:28-50:26 Jacob lives the final 17 years of his life in Egypt. Before his passing, he asks Joseph to take an oath that he will bury him in the Holy Land. He blesses Joseph’s two sons, Manasseh and Ephraim, elevating them to the status of his own…

  • 11) Parshah Vayigash וַיִּגַּשׁ

    https://www.chabad.org/parshah/default_cdo/aid/15557/jewish/Vayigash.htm Parshah in a Nutshell for Vayigash Genesis 44:18-47:27 Judah approaches Joseph to plead for the release of Benjamin, offering himself as a slave to the Egyptian ruler in Benjamin’s stead. Upon witnessing his brothers’ loyalty to one another, Joseph reveals his identity to them. «I am Joseph,» he declares. «Is my father still alive?»…

  • 10) Parshah Mikeitz מִקֵּץ

    https://www.chabad.org/parshah/default_cdo/aid/15556/jewish/Mikeitz.htm Parshah in a Nutshell for Mikeitz Genesis 41:1-44:17 Joseph’s imprisonment finally ends when Pharaoh dreams of seven fat cows that are swallowed up by seven lean cows, and of seven fat ears of grain swallowed by seven lean ears. Joseph interprets the dreams to mean that seven years of plenty will be followed by…

  • Hanukkah

    חֲנֻכָּה‬ The Hebrew word Hanukkah means “dedication.” We celebrate Hanukkah each year during the eight days from Kislev 25 through Tevet 2 (Evening of Dec 2 through evening of Dec 10th) to remember the re-dedication of the Holy Temple after it was recovered from the Syrian-Greeks during the second century BCE. The Holy Land had…

  • 9) Parshah Vayeishev וַיֵּשֶׁב

    https://www.chabad.org/parshah/default_cdo/aid/15555/jewish/Vayeishev.htm   Vayeishev – Genesis 37:1-40:23 Parshah in a Nutshell for Vayeishev Genesis 37:1-40:23 Jacob settles in Hebron with his twelve sons. His favorite is 17-year-old Joseph, whose brothers are jealous of the preferential treatment he receives from his father, such as a precious many-colored coat that Jacob makes for Joseph. Joseph relates to his…

  • 8) Parshah Vayishlach וַיִּשְׁלַח

    https://www.chabad.org/parshah/default_cdo/aid/15554/jewish/Vayishlach.htm   Parshah and Haftorah for Vayishlach (וַיִּשְׁלַח). The Hebrew words for «he sent,» the first word of the Parshah, Genesis 32:4–36:43; read on the days of Kislev 10-16, 5779, aka Nov 18-24, 2018. ************************* Parshah in a Nutshell for Vayishlach Genesis 32:4-36:43 Jacob returns to the Holy Land after a 20-year stay in Charan,…

  • 7) Parshah Vayeitzei

    https://www.chabad.org/parshah/default_cdo/aid/9173/jewish/Vayeitzei.htm Vayeitzei in a Nutshell Genesis 28:10–32:3 Jacob leaves his hometown of Beersheba and journeys to Charan. On the way, he encounters “the place” and sleeps there, dreaming of a ladder connecting heaven and earth, with angels climbing and descending on it; G‑d appears and promises that the land upon which he lies will be…

  • 6) Parshah Toldot

    https://www.chabad.org/parshah/default_cdo/aid/9172/jewish/Toldot.htm   Toldot in a Nutshell Genesis 25:19–28:9 Isaac and Rebecca endure twenty childless years, until their prayers are answered and Rebecca conceives. She experiences a difficult pregnancy as the “children struggle inside her”; G‑d tells her that “there are two nations in your womb,” and that the younger will prevail over the elder. Esau…

  • 5) Parshah Chayei Sarah

    https://www.chabad.org/parshah/default_cdo/aid/9171/jewish/Chayei-Sarah.htm   Chayei Sarah in a Nutshell Genesis 23:1–25:18 Sarah dies at age 127 and is buried in the Machpelah Cave in Hebron, which Abraham purchases from Ephron the Hittite for four hundred shekels of silver. Abraham’s servant Eliezer is sent, laden with gifts, to Charan, to find a wife for Isaac. At the village…

  • 4) Parsha Vayeira וַיֵּרָא

    Parshah and Haftorah for Vayeira (וַיֵּרָא ), Hebrew «Vayeira» =»and He appeared,» the first word in the parshah Vayeira, Genesis 18:1-22:24, to be read on Chesvan 12-18, 5779 a.k.a., Oct 21-27, 2018. ———————————- Parshah In a Nutshell for Vayeira Genesis 18:1-22:24 G*d reveals Himself to Abraham three days after the first Jew’s circumcision at age…

  • 3) Parshah Lech Lecha לֶךְ-לְךָ

    Parshah and Haftorah for Lech Lecha (לֶךְ-לְךָ), Hebrew «Lech Lecha» =»go!» or «leave!» or «go for you,» the fifth and sixth words in the parshah Lech Lecha, Genesis 12:1-17:27, to be read on Chesvan 5-11, 5779 a.k.a., Oct 14-20, 2018. ———————————- Parshah In a Nutshell for Lech Lecha Genesis 12:1-17:27 G*d speaks to Abram, commanding…

  • 2) Parshah Noach

    Parshah and Haftorah for Noach (נֹחַ ), Hebrew «Noach» = the name «Noah,» the third word in the parshah Noach, Genesis 6:9-11:32, to be read on Tishrei 28 – Cheshvan 4, 5779; Oct 7-13, 2018. ———————————- Parshah In a Nutshell for Noach Genesis 6:9-11:32 G*d instructs Noah — the only righteous man in a world…

  • 1) Parshah Bereishis

    Parshah and Haftorah for Bereishit (בְּרֵאשִׁית ), in Hebrew «Bereishit» = «In begining.» The word «Beresheit» is the first words in the parshah Beresishit, Genesis 1:1-6:8, to be read on Tishrei 21-27, 5779 a.k.a., Sep 30 – Oct 6, 2018. ——————————- Parshah In a Nutshell for Bereishit Genesis 1:1-6:8 G*d creates the world in six…

  • Hatikvah – הַתִּקְוָה‬

    Hatikvah – הַתִּקְוָה‬

    הַתִּקְוָה‬ Hatikvah       Hatikvah (Hebrew: הַתִּקְוָה‬, English: «The Hope») is a Jewish poem and the national anthem of Israel. Its lyrics are adapted from a poem by Naftali Herz Imber, a Jewish poet from Złoczów (today Zolochiv, Ukraine). Imber wrote the first version of the poem in 1877, while he was a guest…

  • Shema Israel

    Shema Israel

    שמע ישראל (יהוה) [אדוני] אלוהינו, (יהוה) [אדוני] אחד Shemá Israel, Adonai Elohéinu, Adonai Ejad Shemá Israel (del hebreo, שְׁמַע יִשְׂרָאֵל, ‘Escucha, Israel’) es el nombre de una de las principales plegarias de la religión judía. Su nombre retoma las dos primeras palabras de la oración en cuestión, siendo esta a su vez la plegaria más…

  • Ayin Bet Shemot

    Ayin Bet Shemot

    Orden Nombre Letras Valor nominal en Guematría Características 1 vav he vav 17 Arrepentimiento, hacer Teshuvah. Borra el pasado. Regreso al momento de la Creación. 2 yud lamed yud 50 Protección contra la muerte. Resuelve problemas psíquicos. Acerca la redención. 3 samej yud tet 79 Hacer milagros. 4 ayin lamed mem(sofit) 140 Quitar malos pensamientos.…

  • Understanding Money: There Are Two Ways to Interpret the Rules of the Game.

    Understanding Money: There Are Two Ways to Interpret the Rules of the Game.

    In my last article about money you noticed I stated that we don’t need the banks. We need currency, a measure of value but we do not need the bank. This is a radical idea and one that needs our scrutiny. Banks are so everywhere that we do not really notice there might be life,…

  • Understanding money: Pay Yourself First

    Understanding money: Pay Yourself First

    Beginning in the 1700’s, the first Big Daddy of money was Mayer Amchel Rothschild: his famous remark you will relate to: Let me control the money, I care not who makes the laws.  Then, just before she died at an age well over 90, his wife who produced 5 daughters and the 5 sons who…

  • And what is this “Ravens’ medicine” anyway?

    And what is this “Ravens’ medicine” anyway?

    So, what might it all be about, I ask myself allowing a quiet mind to gather the message and the meaning of it all. And what is this “Ravens’ medicine” anyway? There’s a story about how it all began. Well, you knew there is a story, did you not? After this distance, you are certain there…

  • To Influence the World, We must Think Different.

    To Influence the World, We must Think Different.

    If there might be any one thing that this blog is about it is about thinking different. We can remember Steve Jobs: he invented Apple computers. One of very few television programs I saw was a sort of documentary about Steve and Apple and about his famous slogan: Think Different. One of his senior people…

  • In the Valley of the Blind, the one-eyed One is King

    In the Valley of the Blind, the one-eyed One is King

    In 1957 at 17, I saw only blind people wearing masks pretending they could see it all. At 18, I learned I had one eye. I could see the colors of the spirits of the trees, the flowing wave energy of animals and humans, sometimes even their colors. I heard a clear, sweet voice in…

  • DESIDERATA

    DESIDERATA

    Go placidly amid the noise and the haste and remember what peace there may be in silence. As far as possible, without surrender be on good terms with all persons.  Speak your truth quietly and clearly and listen to others, even the dull and ignorant; they, too, have their story.  Avoid loud and aggressive persons, they are vexations…

  • Social Self Defense

    Social Self Defense

    The social hug can sometimes be an opportunity for the vampires in our midst. It takes perception and finesse to avoid them without fracturing the social edifice. My sensors are awake to a deep perception of all people for each of them teaches me their special human lesson. Some lessons I wish I did not…

  • How do we learn what we learn: Ignorance is not bliss!

    How do we learn what we learn: Ignorance is not bliss!

    I’m not sure I can remember when I first heard “Ignorance is not bliss”. It is certain that it is as true today as it was that long ago when. Turns out I can blog here about some of the different changes that have come to me again and yet again. When I was thirty…

  • GRANDMOTHER: Who is she anyway?

    GRANDMOTHER: Who is she anyway?

    My next birthday is only 78. It could easily be said that I might be sitting in the sun in some tropic clime sipping a little lemon and mineral water. But that is not my present reality. I am in Vancouver in Canada. It’s a world class city with all the perks and all the…

  • The Last Post

    The Last Post

    Dear Friends, Compadres, Cohorts, Companions, all Pilgrims on the Path, Warrior Sisters; One and All This is the Last Post. I do not now know today what the outcome is to be but what must be is that I pull back and allow what will be.  My life is fast approaching its final days. The…

  • Raising my sights, raising myself to manifest the Ecuador project

    Raising my sights, raising myself to manifest the Ecuador project

    July 20 , 2015 Raising my sights, raising myself to manifest the Ecuador project. These have been times of crisis and I acknowledge that I have, for a while at least, made myself their victim. Sure, it is possible for me to talk myself into it because that day in the sheeting rain in Costa…

  • Day to Day on the Road

    Day to Day on the Road

    Day to Day on the Road Willy Nelson has a famous song. It was a wonderful liberation to be on the road again. And then it was Mexico for more than 3000 miles; onward through Central America, Guatemala, El Salvador, Honduras, Nicaragua, Costa Rica and now Panama on the Pan-American Highway another over 1000 miles:…

  • Watch and listen for the synchronicity

    Watch and listen for the synchronicity

    July 15, 2015 Watch and listen for the synchronicity Those who believe only in the material world call it coincidence: things that happen together: co – together and incidents – happenings, events, etc. It’s also been called serendipity, a word coined by Horace Walpole in 1754 after reading an Arabic fairy tale about the Three…

  • Unremarkable persons in quite ordinary lives

    Unremarkable persons in quite ordinary lives

    July 15, 2015 Unremarkable persons in quite ordinary lives What does it take for unremarkable persons in quite ordinary lives to find our true calling, to join with our soul companions and to meet our destiny? In days past, I attended goddess ceremonials originally sponsored by Starhawk in the San Francisco Bay area of northern…

  • On My Birthday

    On My Birthday

    On my birthday Actually I have had only one birth-day. That was July 5, 1939 in Wells, British Columbia, a tiny gold mining town in the north central mountains of the province. It was a tiny hospital as well with 2 beds and, I’ve been told, an old German woman who was the only nurse.…

  • An Observation of Latin Culture

    An Observation of Latin Culture

    June 22, 2015 An Observation of Latin Culture One of the purposes of the drive through Mexico and now in Central America on my way to South America is to immerse myself in the Latin culture. By this I really mean that it was not about taking the drive to visit the piles of rocks…

  • Crossroads on the Road Less Traveled

    Crossroads on the Road Less Traveled

    May 16, 2015 Crossroads on the Road Less Traveled The main highways everywhere I have ever been have, all of them, green signs with white lettering and numbers proclaiming the directions and the next landmark on the way. In cities and towns across North America, there are, signs at the corners of the streets as…

  • The dichotomy: Main Street evening parade, lively and solemn

    The dichotomy: Main Street evening parade, lively and solemn

    May 12, 2015 The dichotomy: Main Street evening parade, lively and solemn First thing I noticed was the Policia in their black and white car, blinking red on the top, leading a parade of many people, some carrying luminaria, handmade paper lanterns on tall sticks extended above their heads. The drums were in the distance with a…

  • Memory Foam

    Memory Foam

    May 1, 2015 Memory Foam Have we all heard about memory foam? I bought a piece for my bed in the van and I am not so sure with all the lumpy stuff that I have underneath that it does much good. Well, maybe this piece will do something a little better. On my travels, it…

  • Daring and resourceful camo-drest driver of a van!

    Daring and resourceful camo-drest driver of a van!

    April  30, 2015 Daring and resourceful camo-drest driver of a van! I have a general ploy that I have used many times to simply save my ass. “Even this must be funny,” is where I am most likely to go. It’s a personal tribute to a master comedian, Jules White, who used to say,  ”It’s all…

  • Etrusca Ecuador Permaculture Plantation and Healing Temple

    Etrusca Ecuador Permaculture Plantation and Healing Temple

    June 5, 2015 BLOG: Etrusca Ecuador Permaculture Plantation and Healing Temple Dear Friends, It’s time to get serious. Near the beginning of my Journey, I wrote a piece: This is not a Travelogue. I came away in December from the United States driving my red Ford van carrying my household with me, carrying what I…

  • Tropical pret a porter

    Tropical pret a porter

    April 28, 2015 BLOG: Tropical prêt a porter In our Euro-American world of fashion, we look at the top which might be the Italians, then the French and we look at the bottom, K-Mart, Marshals and T.J.Max. There are some few who regularly attend the Paris atelier to buy their clothes. The New York houses…

  • Raven’s Medicine: Making a Successful Life

    Raven’s Medicine: Making a Successful Life

    April 28, 2015 Raven’s Medicine: Making a Successful Life There are many ways to have what may be called a successful life. The materialist says: money is the measure. I just saw a list of 50 people who possess 50% of the world’s wealth. The usual question asked is, “but, are they happy?”  For some…

  • Life in the Bodhi Hostel, El Valle, Panama

    Life in the Bodhi Hostel, El Valle, Panama

    April 25, 2015 BLOG: Life in the Bodhi Hostel, El Valle, Panama El Valle is a small town. From what I hear from Diana the real estate agent whose office is next door, the town is mostly native Panamanian peoples, some with old time, quite large homes here and a smaller group of white folk…

  • Kids on Parade for Peace and Justice

    Kids on Parade for Peace and Justice

    April 25, 2015 BLOG: Kids on Parade for Peace and Justice Since I found a parking place to actually stop the van for more than 24 hours, I have been cleaning up and drying it all out. With that in mind, I had Brad here at the hostel take down the spare tire and loosen…

  • Moving on from crisis

    Moving on from crisis

    April 19, 2015 BLOG: moving on from crisis There are moments in every life that it becomes necessary to simply end the story, end the circumstances, leave behind the mess and move on. After three and a half weeks in Paso Canoas doing okay thank you in a safe place to park in a bus…

  • What is Lotus?

    What is Lotus?

    April 13, 2015 What is Lotus? When you were doodling around with an ordinary compass as a kid, you probably drew a circle with it and then, shortening the radius of the compass a little, you set the point on the circumference of the circle and drew an arc from the 2 other points on…

  • Making Your Own Medicine: a new definition and a new way

    Making Your Own Medicine: a new definition and a new way

    April 11, 2015 Making Your Own Medicine: a new definition and a new way The First Nations, Native American peoples lived on Turtle Island (their name for North America) many millennia before any of the White Lodge peoples came. Theirs is a very mature society. Understand that what we think we know about any of…

  • Raven’s Medicine

    Raven’s Medicine

    April 10, 2015 Raven’s Medicine Some of you who come to this site which we call Raven’s Medicine might wonder what it’s all about and so, after about 4 months of our progression called Journey of the Lotus, I decided today to talk a little about this. For the average kind of white folk, those…

  • The Mornings and the Evenings

    The Mornings and the Evenings

    April 6, 2015 The Mornings and the Evenings Each day of a Journey takes on its own character. I believe every day is like this but the embarking on a specific trip has a way of focusing my attention when I might not have been doing that at other times. Waiting for a certain time…

  • Work Ethic

    Work Ethic

    March 4, 2015 Work Ethic When I was quite a young woman working for my daily bread in a warehouse business that sold lighting, fixtures, cable and assorted equipment for illumination there came a day of intense transformation for me. There was a brilliant 5 minutes of the time I was there when several quite…

  • Leaving El Salvador, the next step

    Leaving El Salvador, the next step

    March 3, 2015 Leaving El Salvador, the Next step A Journey happens on many levels. Likely the first step at the very beginning was the decision to do the trip in the first place.  I was told once that as soon as a decision is made, the brain responds immediately with its specific chemicals to…

  • Elections in El Salvador; the Will of the People

    Elections in El Salvador; the Will of the People

    March 2, 2015 Elections in El Salvador; the Will of the People There is, no doubt, that the American media has reported that there were elections held in El Salvador yesterday, Sunday, March 1. The polls here in Puente Arce were closed early because two women were fighting! The rest of the family went early…

  • Participation, the Short Version

    Participation, the Short Version

    Part One: Pay yourself First My personal story begins in 1979 when I attended a ‘Prosperity Seminar” given by John Roger. His teaching was simple: Pay yourself first by tithing (10%) to the God Force living within you/me. Separate 10%, 10 cents of every dollar, one dollar of every 10; 10 dollars of every one…

  • Puente Arce, El Salvador: typical and untypical town

    Puente Arce, El Salvador: typical and untypical town

    February 25,2015 Blog: Puente Arce, El Salvador: typical and untypical town Puente Arce is a border town between El Salvador and Guatemala: in this it is untypical. The main street is always crowded with big trucks coming and going. There are local buses that go to Cara Sucia and onward both south to San Salvador and…

  • Ready, Set, Almost a Go

    Ready, Set, Almost a Go

    FEBRUARY 24, 2015 BLOG: Ready, Set, Almost a Go I do not think I will envy the tourists who take themselves on exotic cruises on those enormous ships. It might be great for some to have a printed menu in their hands before they leave the safety of their own back yard. It may be…

  • Fisher Folk, the beach in El Salvador

    Fisher Folk, the beach in El Salvador

    February 21, 2015 BLOG: Fisher Folk, the beach in El Salvador I have some fantasies that come along with becoming a ‘divine older woman’, one of them is that, even though I am always willing to drive wherever I wish to go, having someone else drive is wonderful. I get to go where I would…

  • A Short Prayer

    A Short Prayer

    Dear Friends, This short prayer came upon me a few days ago when I was cruising the internet and it felt to me quite like the same message that many of us deeply feel. I have included it here because it just fits. Much Love and Blessings, to you, one and All One.

  • Love is our only Reality: the Practice of Human Life

    Love is our only Reality: the Practice of Human Life

    February 14, 2015 BLOG: Love is our only Reality: the Practice of Human Life Dear friends, as you might have discerned by now, I have been at a stall at the border in El Salvador for over two weeks. I have been most fortunate to find a home here while I wait for money stuff…

  • Living fences

    Living fences

    February 20, 2015 BLOG: Living fences There was quite a lot of pure bliss on the drive through Mexico before I came upon the human realities of border crossings. The more tropical the weather and the land, the more I noticed and recognized the crops that grow in these humid and warm climates. The first…

  • Mountain Bones

    Mountain Bones

    February 20, 2015 BLOG: Mountain Bones Dear friends, part of my plan with this blog of my ‘Journey of the Lotus’ is to tune you into some parts of the travel adventure that might not commonly be noted. Forget the cities built of piles of stones and cement, girders and flag poles, the icons and…

  • El Salvador Mercado

    El Salvador Mercado

    February 22, 2015 El Salvador Mercado My stay here in El Salvador is accomplishing one of my purposes for this Journey of the Lotus: cultural immersion. Here in this family there is an ice chest that is supplied with ice only once in a while. This means, of course, that the getting of fresh food…

  • Arboles Magic: Tree Magic

    Arboles Magic: Tree Magic

    February 12, 2015 BLOG: Arboles Magic: Tree Magic There was some time ago that I began to understand our human relationship with the plant kingdom. In my 30’s near the beginning of my training, a sweet older woman sat with me to talk about the kingdoms of nature. At the time, it was all a…

  • Journey of the lotus: All the Fine Princes

    Journey of the lotus: All the Fine Princes

    February 9, 2015 Journey of the lotus: All the Fine Princes In any kind of journey, people are all important. Even if I am rowing myself solo across the Atlantic, there is some one other person or persons to whom I am related, to whom I wish to return and who I would wish to…

  • West Coast Mexico, Redux: the Final Miles

    West Coast Mexico, Redux: the Final Miles

    February 10, 2015 West Coast Mexico: Redux.: the Final Miles It was an eye opener when I first checked out the map of Mexico, taking note that the distance from Tijuana to Acapulco was 2000 miles! After the wild trip through the teeming centro of this truly quite fabulous metropolis, and the liberation I experienced…

  • No Tire Basura: There Is No ‘Away.’

    No Tire Basura: There Is No ‘Away.’

    February 9, 2015 No Tire Basura: There is No ‘Away.’ It is a tribute to Julia Butterfly Hill to remind ourselves that the trash simply does not go away. As I am driving the libre roads of Mexico on my journey so far I see plastic garbage littered nearly everywhere. Most people simply ignore it…

  • West Coast Mexico: Redux: Manzanillo

    West Coast Mexico: Redux: Manzanillo

    February 5, 2015 West Coast Mexico: Redux: Manzanillo In this zone of the west coast of Mexico, the cities look a little like American centers especially that there are Walmarts. There is a difference here, however, in the tropics: the parking lots are covered with tent-like roofs and there are bevies of older guys, in…

  • West Coast Mexico; Redux: Playa Azul

    West Coast Mexico; Redux: Playa Azul

    February 5, 2015 West Coast Mexico; Redux: Playa Azul If you believe that you need some tuning up in the realm of patience, I can recommend a road trip down the west coast of Mexico to assure an outcome that you will become either a mountain of patience or utterly frazzled and burnt out, a…

  • Puente Arce, El Salvador: Philosophe

    Puente Arce, El Salvador: Philosophe

    February 6, 2015 Puente Arce, El Salvador: Philosophe I was taken down again to the river today: Arce flows here between the borders of Guatemala and El Salvador. As I shifted myself into the cooling waters flowing quite swiftly over the stones in the river, I became entranced by the whole of the view I…