Garua Drizzle for weeks on end! October 19th 2007 Hello Faithful Blog Readers!!
The love affair with Chaco continues. He gets me out and about and exploring. His sense of fun and adventure keeps my own outlook lively and sharp! Chaco and I have some new friends, Joe and Grady. Joe is an American guy, buying some land about 40 minutes south of where I live. His German short-haired pointer, Grady is very patient with my baby Chaco. Grad ... read more
South America » Ecuador » West » Puerto López The "Republic of the Equator" was one of three countries that emerged from the collapse of Gran Colombia in 1830 (the others are Colombia and Venezuela). Between 1904 and 1942, Ecuador lost territories in a series of conflicts with its neighbors. A b... ... read more
I first came to Ecuador in the late 1980's to teach English in Quito. I fell in love with this country, the natural beauty, the warmth and generosity of the people. I went on to work in international education on nearly every continent, but Ecuador kept calling me back. This Chicago girl has a "latina soul"! I've now been back in Ecuador, living here as a permanent resident since 2006. I have done all different kinds of work, from private teaching to teacher training to working with American volunteers as a driver/interpreter to filling in as a substitute hotel manager. I like to keep my sched... full info