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Camera Shy


“No matter how slow the film, Spirit always stands still long enough for the photographer It has chosen.” ~Minor White Some will be happy to see that previous blog entries are New! and Improved! with photographs. Even I must agree … Continue reading

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Where the Streets Have No Name


This is that place. It´s probably as big as New Hope and Lambertville combined. With no, totally nada, street names. If you want to visit I´ll explain to go up the hill on the street of the Santiago dock, before … Continue reading

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ReOrganization


San Pedro has two docks, one at each end of town, where boats service the surrounding lake towns. I´m heading to Panajachel this morning, and declined a launcha that stops at all the towns in favor of a direct that … Continue reading

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Present Perfect (Grammar Free!)


San Pedro is a nice place to be. I find myself just sitting, enjoying the moment for many moments. I don´t do this often enough at home. Here I get up (get this) at 6:30 am (yes, Nancy, voluntarily), get … Continue reading

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It´s Summertime, Boy!


Today I practiced time: hours, days, months, and seasons. Imagine my surprise when I learned I am now smack dab in summer here! I think that´s because it gets up to 75 degrees some days, instead of the typical 72 … Continue reading

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My Brain Huuuuurts


Sunday evening I arrived in San Pedro after 28 hours of nonstop travel. That is not a typo. And most of it went more smoothly than expected. There is not a sense of urgency in Guatemala; the bus may or … Continue reading

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