October 2012

Precious and Small

October 28, 2012

I was going through some old pictures this morning when I found this one of Lucca in 2010. A reminder of how time passes, of how we need to enjoy those moments while they happen. Looking back I am so glad I remember the smell of that day, the texture of the pumpkins. How much […]

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Weathering the Storm – Hurricane Sandy, Santo Domingo, Saying Goodbye!

October 27, 2012

Today – October 26, 2012 – Hurricane Sandy – Dominican Republic It is amazing how quickly things can change from vacation mode to survival mode. I wish I could have taken pictures but out of fear of ruining my iPhone (from the rain) I am going to be left explaining through words alone. I did […]

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Warning – Reflections In This Mirror May Be Distorted!

October 24, 2012
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About 1.5 months ago I had a surfing accident that left a scar on my face. It is about 1 inch long on my cheek. It didn’t heel as I would have liked, it left an indentation on my face that is quite noticeable. I have been doing a lot of work to overcome this.  Facial […]

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Santo Domingo and Las Tarrenas – Thoughts on the Road

October 23, 2012
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Today I woke up before the roosters. I decided to open my windows and let in the fresh air. There is a ton of stuff to do here in La Terrenas but my inclination is to do none of them. This morning I am brewing a cup of coffee and I just downloaded a new […]

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Great Week

October 4, 2012

Left for St. Helena last Sunday to visit with Ethel Ramos for a few days.  Her youngest son, Jeff, and I had some great talks.  We disagreed at times, but I’d say we agree on more than we disagree on.  Our greatest agreement was on the teachings of Jesus.  He’s one of the few men […]

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The deception…

October 4, 2012

It’s not what you look at that matters, it’s what you see. ~ Henry David Thoreau

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