Today one of Jama’s bright young shining stars soars out of Ecuadorian airspace and lands in a most unpredictable spot for the next nine or so months of her life! If you started guessing right now, my money says that you won’t guess her destination! Multi talented and quite well read, she holds her own in conversations concerning organic gardening, teaching (even for an entire term without pay!), cooking (feeding huge crowds if necessary), artistic (if one can chop and onion, one should be able to paint!), political (Don’t Touch the Yusani) — and last week when I mentioned Wade Davis’s book, One River, she smiled and said, ‘I’m reading that now..”
Most people don’t know that she mentors the youth, was University class president, and travels the country extensively to attend meetings – and is often a speaker! She is a walking ambassador for her community, province and country! Many of her loved ones will miss her attentive spirit, and we discussed the concept that it’s easier to move on than it is to be left behind.
Silvana, your loved ones are surely proud of you and your fierce spirit and your quest for a more holistic world. This song made me think of you, though you don’t have cold coffee eyes, you are strong and powerful, and if shaking a rattle at the sky will help the Yasuni, then we should all follow suit!
And for those of you who live in Minnesota, move over just a bit and welcome dear Silvana to your state! For more information, you’ll have to ask her!
Here’s her most-recent post; join me in following her posts as she adapts to her new home away from home!
Read it here: ON MY WAY