Hacking the GoToob for the Gym

Being the aging Millennial that I am, I search out shortcuts that guarantee time for other things. It works; I won’t waste time re-figuring out what I need; therefore, I like to stick to what works and experiment with other things, like electronics. So I got pretty tired of not finding the travel sizes for myContinue reading “Hacking the GoToob for the Gym”

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Whispers from Atitlan, Zion on the Horizon

There was a lot swirling in my head as I sat behind the wheel of the SUV driving in the dark. At that moment a list was forming of all the things I had to take care of when I got back from this camping adventure. But it was hard to focus on the futureContinue reading “Whispers from Atitlan, Zion on the Horizon”

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Sorting Out this Travel Experience from Central America

Why am I going on this trip to Central America? I keep asking myself this question over and over again. I promised to be reflective, as an act of worship as much as an act of internal probing about this trip. I came to the conclusion that I don’t need to justify this trip inContinue reading “Sorting Out this Travel Experience from Central America”

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On The Politics of Small Business

I was traveling in Honduras, Guatemala, and Chiapas, Mexico, finding individuals who were making a living in entreprenuering ways. Much of this was done outside of the official economy, and it was everywhere, yet this was a “business culture” not unlike the one we have in the United States. What set the two places apartContinue reading “On The Politics of Small Business”

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Two Books- Zen and Ocean- While in Central America

Ambitious was I, on my adventure in Central America, to finish two books, I did decide. If past performance could predict future results then my NYC and New England trips would indicate that I would fail at finishing either of the two books I chose to take to Central america. In my defense, I was onContinue reading “Two Books- Zen and Ocean- While in Central America”

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Books to Read Before Your Guatemala Vacation

  Reading lists and I are like the Supreme Court and the Constitution (here), so any organization that takes me around meeting amazing folks and sharing wonderful things and analysis about Guatemala, AND puts together a reading list on the country, gets lots of brownie points from me. Said organization is CEDEPCA- Protestant Center forContinue reading “Books to Read Before Your Guatemala Vacation”

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A Reading List for Central America, Root Causes Delegation Trip

  My adventure in Central America (here) has required me to drastically change my reading list for 2015. As I am sitting at the airport waiting to depart for El Salvador, I thought I would quickly piece together a post on the books I read since I know next to nothing bout Central America. Well, IContinue reading “A Reading List for Central America, Root Causes Delegation Trip”

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On (Ad)Venturing Into Central America

Back in February, when I was blogging about planning an “adventure where ever you are“, I had not imagined that I would be writing a blog post sharing the news of my trip to Central America. What I had in mind, at the time, were a series of trips to Western National Parks like DeathContinue reading “On (Ad)Venturing Into Central America”

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