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Fight Song

This month's writing exercise was to produce 400 words based on a song that asked a question. I received Patti Page's number-one ...

Bogota Builders

Bogota Builders

I'm back at the Escuela de Artes y Oficios Santo Domingo, this time for a woodworking/joinery course. As the school is smack dab in ...

A Titanic Challenge

My writing group meets monthly to hone our craft. This month's exercise was to write a short piece based on a picture of a Titanic ...

Old Havana

Three pictures from Old Havana

Via Pixabay

On beyond Juan, Part Dos

Consider it a trend. One week after enjoying a Flavors of Bogota Speciality Coffee tour, the CBC features a piece by Camila Pena on why Colombians are discovering the awesomeness grown in their own backyards. Transcript ...

Cartagena (Delaney Turner)

Looking at Cartagena

This whole sabbatical thing means I have more time to futz with year-old photos. Here are some from ...

Batter up: Project Béisbol gives Colombian kids “a damn chance”

Teamwork. Discipline. Leadership. All qualities, according to Justin Halladay, that baseball can develop in kids eager to learn. Since 2008, his organization, Project Béisbol, has been transforming the lives children throughout Latin America. Currently shagging fly balls and rounding the bases in ...