$0.00 – Achieving a long-term goal

While I was in Ohio, I talked to my sister about a number of things. One of those things was...

An unintentional silent retreat

I’ve been to a silent retreat before. It was a weekend. It started on Friday night and lasted until Sunday...

Escape from Ohio!

Normally, I just don’t have anything to do with Ohio in the winter, but, it was my sister’s 70th birthday...

Early birds, worms, and all that!

They say that the early bird gets the worm, and that may be true. Looked at the other way, the...

Hurry! Hurry! Bread and milk!!!

The Snowpocalypse is here! Well, maybe not all tht bad, but it is snowing in Charlotte and the schools are...

At first, I thought that I was missing something …

As it turns out, I wasn’t! As I mentioned a few posts back, I had been looking at and thinking...

There are those moments, sometimes, that I just wish that I had a camera with me or had had my camera out and ready to take a picture. One particular morning, while walking the streets of Antigua, I experienced that…

I’m not a fan of doing group tours, or touristy things, in general, but, from time to time, I’ll stray off of my well-worn path and try something. While in Guatemala, I took the opportunity to visit Tikal. Tikal is…

I’d mentioned going drinking with Vidal, having rum & Coke; however, this time around, I met a guy named Richard. Richard was staying at the same house. He’s from San Diego, California. Richard had a taste for Zacapa Centenario 23…

My Guatemalan hosts were Manuel and Elsa. Manuel is a Panza Verde, or Green Belly, which is the name for natively born people of Antigua. Green stomach because they grow and eat lots of avocados around those parts. Elsa is…

I’ve decided that when you party like a Guatemalan, rum is involved. How much rum depends on your ability to consume it. For me, that means not much! The last couple of times that I’ve been to Antigua, I had…