aprender espanol

Tuesday, August 11th, 2009

I have been doing everything in my power to avoid buying Rosetta Stone. It isn’t because I doubt it’s capabilities, in fact I am certain it is an amazing product. I just can’t bring myself to put down all that money. But, I am determined to learn Spanish. I started with the Pimsleur Method, CD’s […]

travel tips

Wednesday, July 22nd, 2009

Last week I asked if you had any tips or tricks that help keep you focused on planning your travels, as I believe that staying focused on what really matters, time with friends, family, travels, etc., is most important. Because you came up with such good ideas, I decided to dedicate this post to what […]

i can almost see it

Wednesday, June 24th, 2009

The second that Mike finishes his architecture exam tomorrow, which is one of many, we are making some travel plans. I can’t wait.

el salvador goes left

Wednesday, March 18th, 2009

When I was in El Salvador, Sue once took me to a little burrito place for dinner. The chefs cooked the food outside on a grill which is were we ordered. The front was open and they sold Pilsener, El Salvador’s national beer. The walls inside were red and the tables and chairs were plastic […]

lost in translation

Monday, March 16th, 2009

One thing I have learned from communicating in English with someone who is speaks English as a second language, is that I probably learn more about the English language than the other person. I am a fast, get to the point kind of talker. But I have found that when you have no choice but […]

old school communication

Friday, February 27th, 2009

Social media has changed they way we access and push out information – especially in regards to how fast this information can be acquired and distributed. If I need to know something, I Google it. Sometimes, I even Tweet it and I get a quicker answer. Two things happened this week that jerked me back […]

travel gear tuesday: don’t go hungry

Tuesday, January 27th, 2009

As part of my packing strategy for my trip to Guatemala and El Salvador, I went to BJ’s Wholesale Club and bought a giant pack of LUNA bars – you would have thought I was packing to go live there. Fearing that I might adopt the comfort level that my friend Sue had achieved after […]

el salvador

Monday, December 29th, 2008

El Salvador seems to have a constant soundtrack – Reggaeton. With it blaring in the background, I spent my first day hopping on and off revamped U.S. school buses, looking down while each salesman that jumped on at every stop tried to sell their sketchy products, and traveled through the center of San Salvador all […]