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This Woman’s World in Copper Wealth and a Few Stories from Elsewhere.

Within the last 6 years I collected 150 pennies from random change. I took them to the bank and was told to roll them up. I organized them in 3 neat rolls; 50 pennies each. And for my gold (copper) … Continue reading

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You run. And you run. Until suddenly the only words you think in are foreign.

There was a sect of Orthodox Old Believers, whose name can be translated as “Runners”. They believed constant movement to be a sacred state. For them being permanently on the run, changing places, crossing boarders signified an escape from everything … Continue reading

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On The Road Again (and on: How to Become a Hero)

Thank you, Peru. I saw hummingbirds in the wild, I walked Machu Picchu, I made travel friends. And for the first time I truly understood and experienced the romantic concept of a journey, as a metaphor of life. It’s all … Continue reading

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Guatemala 6 years later

I had been obsessed with going to Guatemala since circa 2007. Precisely since February 2007, when for my birthday I got a book about traveling to Central America. From Poland. In, I recon; late 1980’s or early 1990’s. Let me … Continue reading

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Guatemala in images

My Guatemala in images. Guatemala in words coming up soon.

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En Route to Paradise; Help I’m alive!

I really am finally going. I really finally am going to see Guatemala; and make the trip that I had been planning for approximately last 5 years happen. This really is my backpack and it really is packed and ready … Continue reading

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The second beginning

Fast forward a few years and it begins again. It begins with a craving for SOMETHING, and with an urge to find it, or at least look for it. It begins with the thought that life is more than just … Continue reading

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