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Burning the Old in Arequipa

  • 5 min read

Boom, boom, boom! I awake with a jolt and see that it’s still dark outside. Boom, boom, boom. Again, the artillery, or bombs, or whatever they are pierce the air. The noise is bellicose deafening!  Trying to get back to sleep, I curl up under my wool blanket, bracing against the high altitude chill. The boom returns, once, twice, three… Continue readingBurning the Old in Arequipa

The Call to the Heroine’s Journey

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Once of the things I loved about living in the Bay Area all those years was being able to delve into a literal feast of creative and spiritual practices with incredibly talented and inspiring folks as my guides and fellow travelers. One of the most transformational was ancient mythology and legends, and I was blessed to study with world class… Continue readingThe Call to the Heroine’s Journey

From Walking Dead to Rebirth

  • 4 min read

I was basically the walking dead. Seriously, I felt I had nothing to look forward to. I dragged myself through the work week making a grueling 1.5 hour commute each way. Then back home to a partner/boyfriend that was quick to criticize me and quick to anger. Pleasing him by being home enough was nearly impossible on top of the… Continue readingFrom Walking Dead to Rebirth

A New Life Chapter

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I wake up in the tiny, modern sun-filled studio apartment I’ve rented for my first month living in Medellin to the sound of traffic roaring. Welcome to South America. Glad I packed those earplugs! It’s Monday morning. I’m not on vacation. This is no time to book a tour. In fact I didn’t come to the city to see any… Continue readingA New Life Chapter

Why I Moved to South America

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The taxi ride from the Medellin airport is beautiful. Honestly, I think the ride is worth the trip alone. Traveling the steep curving highway, you are greeted by deep green mountains, fields of tropical flowers, intrepid cyclists, and colorful birds. But the first thing you’ll notice is that the temperature outside is just about perfect – a Goldilocks like not-too-hot… Continue readingWhy I Moved to South America