Tag Archives: Latin America

WITH… AND WITHOUT

WITH If you’ve been reading this blog, you know I love novelty. I love exploring the world through the eyes of my daughter, who’s experiencing everything for the first time. Her awe and wonder is contagious—and also, I realize, I’m … Continue reading

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Inward Bound

This is a follow-up to yesterday’s post. It dawned on me that what I really need is inspiration, not encouragement. Whether pounds or pain, what really motivates me to move? My hubby wasn’t being mean, he’s made of sugar. I … Continue reading

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What kind of traveler are you?

My husband, a movie critic, says choosing a favorite movie would be like choosing a favorite child. But, I have a favorite photo from Portraits.   Look at the girl’s reflection in the door. Look at her fine dress. I … Continue reading

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Tlog (Travel log)

THURSDAY I am writing by candlelight. It’s about 8:30PM. The baby just conked out. The power has been out since this morning. My husband and I took a walk to the end of Playa El Zonte. I climbed a rock … Continue reading

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Estrella Fugaz

We were greeted by Antonio and his friend Oscar at the airport. An airport agent offered to let me use his cell phone when it looked like we needed to reach out to find our ride. The rural zone we … Continue reading

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Firsts

TODAY, I am a giver. Tomorrow I may need to take. Mostly I give a lot. And take a little. Or take a lot, then give back. TODAY, I heard the sad news of a friend diagnosed with cancer. My … Continue reading

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El Salvador: Portraits

I am eager to share stories from El Salvador, where my husband and I just spent a week with our 11-month-old daughter. Yes, it is possible to travel abroad and enjoy a developing country with your baby in tow. I … Continue reading

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