Monthly Archives: May 2012

Last Stop … Roatan. Well, Not So fast …

I landed on Roatan just three days ago, sailing from Utila which was a fine journey, complete with one of those trampoline net things in the bow of the boat where I lounged for hours and fell into the most … Continue reading

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The May – December Phenomenon

The May – December Phenomenon NSFW (which is Internet-speak for way beyond PG and maybe even R if sexually explicit isn’t your thing) All teasing aside (please), I am most curious about this phenomenon that’s shown up in my life. … Continue reading

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The Art of the Siesta

I’ve been here in Central America long enough now, I think, to have learned a few things about local culture that cross the borders of all three countries I’ve visited – Panama, Nicaragua and now, Honduras. Oh, there’s plenty of … Continue reading

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The Nicaragua / Honduras Border Crossing

Today I crossed the border from Nicaragua to Honduras, the final border crossing of the trip (besides the one back to the U.S., of course). A 14-hour travel day! A border crossing day, potentially fraught with all of what border … Continue reading

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Ciao Nicaragua!

Ciao Nicaragua! It’s my last night in Nicaragua. I’ve spent these last two days at a beautiful little oasis of a hotel, Hostal Mariposa on the outskirts of Léon, Nicaragua’s first capital city and the birthplace of the Sandinista movement. … Continue reading

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Dear Backpack:

Dear Backpack: I arrive at the Hotel Aranjuez with the cab driver who, in his limited English, promises he will help me and come in and explain my situation to the hotel worker. Not that I needed his help. Gregory, … Continue reading

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And yet another from KFW: Ahhhh, water. A time that I was called to the water – ? Impossible to say only a, as in one time. I am always-always-always called to the water. When I am out here in … Continue reading

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“Out of the Blue”

Yet another KFW prompt. These are short, you may have noticed; shorter than my typical posts. These are timed prompts – 11 minutes. Ready, set, go and then done at only 11 minutes! Take a Chance on Me – 55 … Continue reading

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“The Outfit”

Another from our KFW Group: My High School Reunion Outfit!!!!! I know which one it is, I know which one it is! (giddy with excitement, jumping up and down, sillily) It came to me instantly, no other outfit even came … Continue reading

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‘My’ Manarola, The Cinque Terre, Italia

No, I haven’t suddenly jumped on a plane headed to Italia, but Manarola could do that to me! This is a writing from our Karma-Free Writing Group in response to Joshua’s prompt on ‘a special place.’ (On, an aside – … Continue reading

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