Party like a Guatemalan

I’ve decided that when you party like a Guatemalan, rum is involved. How much rum depends on your ability to...

Chicken Bus!

Well, though it was possible that some chickens could have shown up, I’m not sure that there would have been...

Guate! Guate! and other morning music

Each and every morning I got up and walked the streets of Antigua. Antigua is not a large city by...

It’s tough life, but someone has to live it!

Well, folks, I’m back. I just spent the last 3 weeks in Antigua, Guatemala. But, Paul! Didn’t you just go...

Paul and the Pilfered Piedra

In Spanish, piedra means rock, or stone. When I was in Ohio, back in March, I was walking along The...

Speed walking along the trails

iOS 11 has a new feature, well, new to us iPhone users. You can set the phone up to sense...

It was only a few weeks ago that I was sitting on the porch in Guatemala, shivering, wishing that I had brought some long pants and a jacket. Oh well, I’ll know better next time. However, I was able to…

I’m on an old version of the iPhone … well, old version as far as technology is concerned, iPhone 6. I know! Prehistoric. During my time in Guatemala, I took about 1/4 of the pictures with the iPhone. As I…

One morning, in Guatemala, there were 5 of us sitting around the breakfast table. Kayla was sitting to my right, Adéle directly across from me, Meghan to her left, and Pablo, one of the residents of the house, to my…

In George Orwell’s book, 1984, about a “future” dystopia, the main antagonist is Big Brother/The Thought Police/The Government. We already have The Thought Police, considering rampant PC, or political correctness. Anyway, BB is a bit paranoid, too … Please turn…

These piles of mulch were formerly a wall of trees that lined S. Tryon St. I passed them every day. Occasionally, I saw a hawk alight on the telephone lines near the street or saw several deer as they bounded…