Costeño Heat celebrating birthdays, Halloween and each other during October. -Watch in HD-Read more "B’quilla Take Nine"
On Friday, October 23rd I went to the clinic. I usually shy away from white walls and doctors, but I had back pain so severe the previous weekend that it hurt to stand up straight. I had a fever and was profusely sweating in class, even more than I usually do just standing still in […]Read more "Chronicles of Chikunbaylor"
I’ve been thinking about this reaction a bit, the “I-want-your-life” reaction I get when I catch up with people from home or post pictures on social media. Quite honestly, my response is emotionally charged. I’ve thought about it until my mind is spinning; I have much to say, yet I still come back around to […]Read more "“I want your life.”"
As droplets of sweat drip down my back within five minutes of riding the bus, I wonder how people could ever live in a place this hot, with this much humidity. And then I think: Oh yeah, I live here. I teach English in Barranquilla. I still shake my head in disbelief upon uttering this truthful […]Read more "Living in the Caribbean: Sun, Sweat and Siesta"
Bouncing around between Barranquilla, San Andrés Island and Cartagena during Love & Friendship month in Colombia. -Watch in HD-Read more "B’quilla Take Eight"
The month of August was nothing short of amazing: boat trips, body shots, blazin’ Barranquilla, and lots and lots of fun. -Watch in HD-Read more "B’quilla Take Seven"
Most of July prancing around Santa Marta and B/quilla with great humans. -Watch in HD-Read more "B’quilla Take Six"
Vacation well spent traveling home to NJ, and then right back to Colombia (Cartagena and Manizales). -Watch in HD-Read more "Not B’quilla Take One"
I popped the last piece of pizza in my mouth, darting my eyes between Nina and her two remaining personal slices. She was too busy leaned back in her chair, happily smiling into the world. When asked if she was going to finish her dinner, she readily said: “I’m just content, you know?” Our coordinator planned […]Read more "That Feeling of Being Content"