Farmageddon and the Big Goodbye

Farmageddon and the Big Goodbye

I spent the first three weeks in Ireland on a farm. While I was there I had a revelation. I had thought I was going to be helping out with marketing of their two guest houses, but when I arrived they were just leaving on vacation for a week. They asked the other...
Paris Can Wait.

Paris Can Wait.

I didn’t want to get out of bed. I was in Paris, in the Montmartre section of the city, in a hostel and I didn’t want to get out of bed. I had fulfilled my lifelong dream of visiting Paris in 2014, but I was aware that many people back home were envious...
Empowerment in France

Empowerment in France

Treigny, France This was definitely my most difficult assignment of the trip. I spent from Apr 13 – Apr 22 in Burgundy, France; helping Jane Morley, a British photographer with some projects. Neither of us were sure what Jane needed before I arrived. But, after...
Crowdfunding in Madrid

Crowdfunding in Madrid

Went to visit the famous Guernica painting by Pablo Picasso I was a teenager when I first saw photos of Guernica. I admred the way Pablo Picasso could express such raw emotion. I think this was also the first time I had seen art used as a means of conveying a...
Learning Flamenco

Learning Flamenco

Luckily, the school makes the studios available to the students for practice from 8 am to 11 pm every day. So, I came in over the weekend and practiced the routines. While practicing, I was aware that I was training my brain on how to dance Flamenco. I was literally...