Musings On a Church

Beguiled by Santa Cruz’s Church The “road” to the village is multiple 90º switchbacks that instantly puts your pulse into the aerobic zone. Of course the little Mayans zip up and down it like they are on level ground, in fact they are probably uncomfortable on anything less than 70º. I decided I needed an…

Mother’s Love Bonds

When I was in Tanzania with my good friend Kerry, we visited a Masai village and took part in the women’s dance. Of course there were children and of course Kerry, the architypical mom, gushed. She was a newly minted Grand-mom and it took very little encouragement for her to whip out photos of the…

The 24 Hour Shock

In 24 hours the Crone went from this: To this: There are no words… well, maybe there are but not here. The words are wailing into my pillow. I just need a few days and I’ll be alright, I did bring home a couple of jugs of tequila, they’ll help. How do you cope with…