Category: Belize

Please VOTE for me so I can give shoes to kids in need

When I hear that kids cannot attend school because they don't have shoes, I know something is wrong. In fact, it brings back memories of when I volunteerd at a Mayan village in the heart...

I Can’t Believe I Have John McAfee As a Facebook Friend

Yes, you heard me right. John McAfee, the anti-virus pioneer who is being sought  for questioning about a murder case, lives on the island of Ambergris Caye, where my family lived for one year. Thanks to...

Are French Parents More Gutsy?

After reading an article in the Wall Street Journal about "Why French Parents are Superior"  by Pamela Druckerman, it finally hit me that some of my child-rearing methods are actually more French than I care...

Gutsy cave-tubing in Belize

After our morning of zip-lining and repelling, we welcomed a quick Belizean lunch consisting of chicken, rice and beans, with fresh, juicy pineapple for dessert. Now it was time for the six young women and I,...

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One Gutsy thing I did in Belize

Only seven women signed up for the zip-lining and cave-tubing tour in Belize, and they were half my age. With a life-long fear of heights, I forced myself to be Gutsy, and play Tarzan for...

How can I change? Call the expert on 9/22/11.

Are you sabotaging your own dreams? Do you try a diet and exercise program and then give up? Do you compare yourself to others and then give up? Do you blame external events on why you're not getting...

The Satisfaction of Enough

[Photo credits: guitars: fotobicchio and shoes: Orin Zebest] “That’s so cool. That’s awesome!” an irritating squeaky voice kept repeating. She looked no more than six, her cell phone glued to her ear. I stood behind her, waiting...

Is blogging messing with your mind?

Victoria House, Ambergris Caye, Belize For once, I'm determined to get my posts ready for the week. It's Sunday afternoon and I've been glued to my office chair, staring at my computer for several hours....

Making Love in Paradise

 HAPPY VALENTINE'S DAY TO ALL Laguna Beach, CA February 13, 2011 When my husband and I moved to Belize, I knew we'd found the perfect place for romance. The two of us would embrace on the powdery...

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Life is calling. How far will you go?

 Peace Corps Grain Storage Warehouse Lately, I've noticed a trend in blog posts addressing the following questions: How can I make my life more meaningful? What is my life purpose and what can I do to make a...