Ecuador – Building Resilience 

Travels from July 15 through August 17th, 2022 “In order to grow, you need to be there at the edge of uncertainty.” Frances Mallman The first roadside attraction after crossing into Ecuador from Colombia was Tulcan Cemetery. The massive property is lined with shrubs manicured into entertaining characters and hosted thousands of deceased. Few, presumably … Continue reading Ecuador – Building Resilience 

Guatemala: Too Powerful for Words

March 1st through 15th, 2022 Yūgen: A deep and mysterious sense of the beauty of the universe. An awareness that triggers emotional responses too deep and powerful for words. (Language: Japanese) As time passes and we reflect on our short time in Guatemala, the value of the experience has grown exponentially. It is one of … Continue reading Guatemala: Too Powerful for Words

Reunions & Preparations, Anxiety & Anticipation

Australia, Canada & USA, September - December 2021 Resfeber: The restless race of the traveler’s heart before the journey begins, when anxiety and anticipation are tangled together (Language: Swedish) Warm greeting upon landing in Minneapolis! September 2021 For a while we felt shocked. We were actually home. We were allowed to go out in public, with … Continue reading Reunions & Preparations, Anxiety & Anticipation