My Class (Slice of Life: Day 31)

When we started this journey on March 1st, I had no idea what to expect. I prepared myself for some bumps in the road, disappointments, difficulties, etc. As we began, questions filled my head. Will my students participate? Will they be excited to post? Will they find something to love about writing?  I am incredibly proud of …

Mercado Campesino (Slice of Life: Day 26)

At the market each Sunday, a wonderful group of people are gathered to buy and sell items. Fruits, vegetables, nuts, flowers, coffee, and more, fill the park with liveliness and a particular freshness. The woman who makes choclo, sweet and buttery. Next to her stacks of 5, rest several yuca cakes neatly wrapped in plastic. She …

Goddess Garden (Slice of Life: Day 8)

In my heart a garden grows wild, beautiful, and free The richness feeds my spirit Where I'm allowed to be me I step inside, barefoot and awakened On the outer edges, dense clumps abound Strong, thick irises have been there a lifetime Their roots dig deep, wrapping back and around Alongside them are soft, round …