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Manatees in the Shark Tank

Life’s a shark tank, but that doesn’t necessarily mean you have to be a shark. It also doesn’t mean that you have to be a guppy. You don’t have to be helpless and you don’t have to be vicious. There’s … Continue reading

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“It’s Part of the Culture”

Disclaimer: I think the following post is essentially all complaining. It’s me trying to process working in another culture. Proceed with caution. “If you have any questions just ask, otherwise nobody will say anything. That’s just part of the culture.” … Continue reading

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Love Me Yet?

Are you going to love me right away or is it going to take a while? Last year, in the midst of a whirlwind year living in the Midwest, my roommate read a one-page passage to me from a book … Continue reading

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Icebergs

This picture blew my mind the first time I saw it. In fact, I liked it so much that I made it my desktop photo on my computer when I initially saw it. Now, this photo was thrown back into … Continue reading

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Potential of Travel

I’ve been dreaming of traveling since I arrived in Guyana. I’ve seen so little of what this special country has to offer. In fact, I’m struggling to find what is actually special about this place since I’ve been stuck in … Continue reading

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GuyaNEWS – The Guyanese November Newsletter

Greetings Friends, This is your South American update from balmy Guyana. It’s December 2nd and it’s still humid and in the high-eighties on a daily basis. While you may be experiencing freezing temperatures and snow, Guyana is entering its first … Continue reading

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“I Will Show Them What Heaven Looks Like”

There is no such thing as having a bad day. That idea exists, but nothing more. The fact that we as humans can write off an entire day simply because two or three negative things happened is lunacy. Even worse, … Continue reading

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