(Estimated Reading Time – 2min) In preparation for Long Term Travel (LTT) there is one issue that rises quickly to the top of the seemingly endless To Do List. Money. Now, I am not of the mindset that one must necessarily be … Continue reading →
I have read about other volunteers who have experienced Christmas with the orphans who are cared for at Casa Guatemala, and it is my goal to be there to spend this time with them in person!
One volunteer wrote:
“I have had the privilege of celebrating with the children when there was money to do so with gifts, tamales, cakes, fruits, turkey, piñatas, ect and sharing with the neighboring villages as well. However this celebration depends as always on the donations they receive, money, food, toys, ect. and I would like to ask you to help me raise money for them to have a nice Christmas, To buy the dinner we all have at home, to unwrap the gifts like we do at home, to sing, dance and rejoice with each other as the family they are. They do not have parents, grandparents or any relatives to give them anything, they only have Angie, the volunteers and those of us who help make their lives a little nicer. Please empathize with them and share some of your good fortune, a little goes a long a way. On behalf of them I thank you!”
In the first ‘chapter‘ of the PCH Chronicles, I shared the utter helpless navigation “rabbit holes” and BLISS of my barefoot experience driving from the Mountains of Big Bear to the Oxnard coast in California. It would have been nearly impossible to disappoint … Continue reading →
Curiouser and curiouser! Alice I wonder if I’ve been changed in the night? Let me think. Was I the same when I got up this morning? I almost think I can remember feeling a little different. But if I’m not the … Continue reading →
“Life’s challenges are not supposed to paralyze you, they’re supposed to help you discover who you are.” —Bernice Johnson Reagon” ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ Do you have any comments on that thought? Why and HOW has BEING OUR … Continue reading →