Travel Blogs from Augusta
Book of Common Prayer from the Steinkes
Map of Andean South America
Solace of Fierce Landscapes by Belden Lane from the Palmers
Field Guide to Getting Lost by Rebecca Solnit
House of Belonging by David Whyte
Book of My Nights by Li-Young Lee
Packet of loose poems
Lonely Planet's South America on a Shoestring (the pertinent sections only)
Two thin notebooks and spare loose ...
... Katy told us where the secret spare key was (I will die with this secret), so we made ourselves at home. We entered the house with caution as we had been warned about their three dogs Frank, Rosie and May Pearl (She was a brand new puppy). The dogs were great although Rosie did give us a little grief. (Just a few minutes of barking then she gave up)
... We were assigned Hawaii instead.) It was a rough flight, and by the time we made our final landing, I was feeling green. We grabbed the rental car, found our way to the first of many hotels for our trip, and caught some zzzz's. Feeling human and very hungry several hours later, we headed out for dinner. The Germans at this restaurant spoke English about as well as Dave spoke German. It wasn't pretty. He looked over the menu and asked me what I ...
We are Mediterranean bound!
The idea for this trip started as the ultimate field trip for Sara after she studied the ancients in history. The Pyramids and a camel ride were what she wanted most out of this trip, but she was seven at that time, and the trip was going to wait until she was old enough to remember it and appreciate it. After Arab Spring we had to drop Egypt. There will be no ...
... I notice the difference in myself when he is not around. He makes my joys more joyful and gives me perspective when I am sullen.
No, returning home will not be simply stepping back into my old life. I will back experiences that will 1) make me question the way we Americans do things, 2) make me a better teacher, and 3) make me appreciate the people I love: my family and my friends who are invaluable to helping me make sense this beautiful , un-understandable ...