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Cahal Pech (A Maya Site)

Another Maya ruin site checked off the list!  Today it was Cahal Pech, which is only a 10 minute walk uphill from downtown San  132 more words



I’m on a mission to have visited all of the countries in the continental Americas by the end of this year.  It’s not likely to actually happen, but a girl can dream.   703 more words


Reunited and it feels so good


Ik heb net nog eens twee maanden in Wildtracks gespendeerd. Vorige keer was ik er een maand.

Wildtracks is een opvang- en rehabilitatiecentrum voor primaten en zeekoeien. 1,527 more words

Busy Day.

We have had a very busy and productive day on the farm.  I have started to pick pigeon pea (Cajanus cajun) which is an edible legume… 191 more words


Molly Mosquito: Buzzing to New Heights of Village Idiocy

My work partner at the Primary School asked me to teach a session this month on mosquito related illness; prevention and recognition of disease. As the most highly prized and sought after source of blood in the village, (my chewed up legs as evidence) my message of bite prevention was only slightly ironic. 388 more words

Obligatory Peace Corps Blog

Basmati Rice with Chinese Sausage and Shiitake Mushrooms.

I found a 20lb bag of Basmati rice in Belize City and I grabbed it off the shelf quick-smart!  Usually you can only find Basmati rice in pathetic little 400g (not even a full lb!) packets and it is enough for one measly meal. 74 more words


Warm Thoughts on a Cold Day

(Disclaimer: It’s not actually cold in Austin right now… in fact, it’s a pleasant 77 outside. It just feels about 30 degrees in my office right now so I’m thinking warm thoughts…and counting my blessings I don’t live on the East Coast. 798 more words