Quilts of Atitlan

There is a woman who has lived her at the Lake for over 40 years. She was raised in the United States but now says that she is Guatemaltecan. She is short, about the size of an indigenous woman and even dresses as an indigenous woman. But her thick...

The butterfly mujer

In Guatemala, in a small town near Lake Atitlan, there is a nature reserve. In a small part of the nature reserve, there is a butterfly dome. I had visited once before and was so charmed by it that I wanted to visit again. The day started out with...

Update 2018

True to the way of life, things have been changing for me. I am still involved in death and dying work / conversations / teaching but I’ve added another piece to bring more balance in my life. And that piece has to do with living in beauty and joy. ...

Red hanging flower

Santa Cruz, Guatemala — This red flower is one of the favorite flowers of the local hummingbirds. I can look out my window and see them lining up to take a nibble of this flower’s nectar.