Sunday, June 11, 2017 The Ecuador Journals #4 I had just hit my toe on a rock while trying to say hello to some kids on the street. Note to Self: Look where you’re going. As I sat at the bus stop trying to stop the bleeding, an older man walked up to me find […]Read more "Ecuador: The Country of Love"
What do you do when you find out everything you’ve ever known is wrong? Okay, I’m being a tad dramatic here. I had only known about this place for 2 weeks, and it’s hardly everything I’ve ever known. ∗∗∗ On a particularly sunny and clear Sunday afternoon, a few of us interns arrived at Ciudad Mitad […]Read more "The Middle of the World?"
Sunday, June 4, 2017 The Ecuador Journals #3 It was time to clock out from one of my shifts at the Centro (center) where we work, when a little kid who wasn’t even as tall as the table walked up to me, stretched out his hands towards mine and said “ciao!”. He hadn’t spoken to […]Read more "The Kids Are Alright."
The Ecuador Journals #2 Sunday May 28, 2017 C drew three circles on the white board.The innermost one represented the comfort zone, the next one was the stretch zone and for when you’ve gone too far, the outermost circle represented the danger zone. Okay I can’t remember if she called it the danger zone, but […]Read more "The Stretch Zone "
Early in the morning, we eat tasty breakfast empanadas and arepas at Queso de Nilo’s in Chitré for the last time. Our final days in-country will be spent Panama City, and we can hardly wait. A week of public health activities has left us exhausted and in need of rest from 7am wake-up calls and […]Read more "An Afternoon in Casco Viejo, Panamá"