My two years in Peru were surrounded by mountains. I lived in the Andes. Between the Cordillera Blanca and the Cordillera Negra. It was epically beautiful to have such towering mountains on all sides of me every single day. They were always the highest things. The sun and moon would always set and rise behind them. My horizon was greatly diminished in distance because of how close I was living to the… Read More
I decided to do a bit of reflecting about the things like I like most about Peru. Some of the things I am most grateful for. I don’t think this is an exhaustive list by any means. Nor is it in any particular order. They are just some things I want to express gratitude for. #1 The Food Yes it’s true, I’ve been sick a lot in Peru. No doubt because of… Read More
I am going on three years now of rock climbing. In the grand scheme of things, that is very little. I really enjoy still feeling like I am in the beginnings of something new. The progress I have made in such a short time makes me proud, and the years I still have ahead of me keep me motivated. Despite only being in my life for three years, climbing has taken up… Read More
What has grown now travels along Plants turn to money but labor never stops too long The earth looks naked but far from cold Striped in lines new roots take hold In a blink new buds stretch their arms More residents making home on this farm
The sunset still looked good through my teary eyes. The cold hard bench felt just right. “¿Papi, por qué el cielo es así?” From golden light, to orange and then red. That was the thought running through his tiny head.