How to Hand Wash Clothes Nica style in 5 Steps

Strong gusts of wind are swirling through Leon today.  Mangoes blown out from the trees hit the metal roof with a loud bang and tumble noisily down into our yard.  They are almost as loud as the cats at night running from rooftop to rooftop, sometimes squabbling, occasionally falling through into the homes below. My mom … Continue reading How to Hand Wash Clothes Nica style in 5 Steps

A Cold Night on the Edge of the Abyss – Telica Volcano

I turned over on the grass to lay on my back.  The moon had disappeared beyond the horizon and the wind had cleared an opening in the cloudy sky revealing a canopy of millions of stars. I could hear the next gust of wind headed toward us from far away like a winged night creature bursting by, then I listened … Continue reading A Cold Night on the Edge of the Abyss – Telica Volcano