Florida to Nicaragua Road Trip #9: Playa El Zonte, El Salvador, through Honduras & to Chinandega, Nicaragua

Dear Reader, We are almost home! Four and a half hours and we will be home. But first we must rest and sleep and let the night turn to day. This morning we awoke to bird song in a lovely setting in El Salvador. We’d slept well and felt excited about our proximity to home. After a great cup of coffee and a wonderful breakfast by the pool, we were out of there. Only two more border crossings to go. Well, four actually, in that we still had to leave El Salvador, enter into Honduras, leave Honduras and enter into …

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Moving Day. Correction: Moving Years, Part 1

Dear Reader, Maybe you’ve seen the cartoon of a garage packed to the rafters with stuff. The garage door is open and in front of the garage, facing it, is an older gentleman with a walker, and a younger man. The caption reads “One day Son all this will be yours!” When John and I first saw the cartoon we laughed and then I thought to myself: “No, I do NOT want to do that to Cliff!” When we pass away, I don’t want Cliff to have to lift, move and wade through piles of crap before he happens upon …

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Back to the Confessional

Dear Reader, I miss you. I miss me. It has been several months since my last confession. (Haha. Can you tell I spent eight years in Catholic school and went to Confession every Friday?) And yet it feels like I have been indeed away from the confessional. Away from sharing my thoughts and feelings…with someone (you) who, ha, I can’t even see (I bet you never thought of yourself as a priest/ess did you?); away from something sacred, from something that leaves me feeling whole. Yes, I’ve been away too long now from this sharing of my soul. I’ll admit …

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