The First Traffic Light in Atenas

Dear Friends, It's a pretty hot morning in Atenas. The sun is bright and the birds are taking turns sharing their tunes. I feel the warmth on my shoulders and in my heart. I am grateful to greet all of you and have another chance to live a good day. Despite Covid-19 fatigue, I see many signs … Continue reading The First Traffic Light in Atenas

A Picture is Worth a Thousand Words

Dear Friends, As I breathe deeply and admire the majestic mountains before me, I am grateful for another day. The sun is shining, the birds are singing, the sky is blue and Sunday church music is muted but present in the distance. The feast of Atenas' Patron Saint, San Rafael, is being celebrated today.  If you … Continue reading A Picture is Worth a Thousand Words

Nature Repeats its Story

Dear Friends, The morning is silent. I am becoming accustomed to the stillness that is interrupted only by the intermittent breezes that move the branches on the nearby trees. If I look closely, I can spot the tenacious squirrels expertly leaping from tree to tree. These inquisitive and persistent animals have learned to circumvent obstacles … Continue reading Nature Repeats its Story