Recovering my senses February 9th 2009 It’s amazing how my senses can bring me back so quickly to memories I didn’t even realize I had. Sitting in the back of a pickup truck on my way down to Ciudad Romero, the strong smells of dust, burning trash, and soap (the kind used for washing clothes) reminded me of my first days in the campo last year. The way the light spills golden on the sugar cane fields in the late afternoon and the ... read more
I am currently in Central America to work on a project with ArtCorps (www.artcorp.org) in El Salvador. The rest I can only try to explain.
Whenever I'm traveling, it's always nice to take a step back and think, "Is there anything else I'd rather be doing right now? Working? Sleeping? Wearing clean clothes? Eating familiar food? Staring at a blank wall?" The answer is always no (except maybe when it comes to sleeping and pizza--then the answer might be yes). Thus, I keep a journal.
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