A gift we can all have

Or not!Dear International Friend,Here is a story I wrote for a friend,”Two men, one a poor shepherd, the other a wealthy merchant hiked a dusty road and met at a crossroads. There for some miles their paths moved along the same way. While on this road the poor...

Second day in Ibarra, Ecuador

Good morning! (or afternoon I expect). This is our second day here in Ibarra and we are getting settled into a bit of routine. We do not have a land line here (just cell phone) so the way I am working the internet is each day we visit and internet cafe. I have...

Three Simple Longevity Secrets

A note from a dentist shares insights on longevity!Dear International Friend,One great gift that comes with conducting courses and sharing what you write hearing questions that lead us to know more.This happened when one reader (a dentist)sent the note...

Freedom

Where is the land of the free?Dear International Friend,Merri and I recently arrived at our winter home in Ibarra Ecuador. First night here we were invited to dinner at our neighbor's house.Dinner was about as cosmopolitan as one can imagine, the host a Canadian...

Arrival story

We arrived back in Ecuador Wednesday January 16. The flight was very late (delayed in Miami) so we slept in at Hotel Quito, enjoyed a steam and had the hotel’s incredible tropical breakfast late. There are so many things in the breakfast you don’t normally get in the...