“When we give cheerfully and accept gratefully, everyone is blessed.” ― Maya Angelou”
My dear friend, Gloria, who owns Hotel Ciragan, often refuses my money when I stay at her place in town. “You owe me nothing,” she smiles in her elegant style. “That’s OK,” I accept with a smile, “Two can play this game…”
It’s lovely to accept gifts gracefully, and it’s also fun to give with a cheerful heart! (Room Rates at Hotel Ciragan: $ 25 singl $ 35 double $ 45 triple…) Phone: Jama/Manabi/Ecuador: 2410153
(El Matal Update: This morning’s waves were large and fierce, though they rolled in on a slightly-lower tide. The lower end of El Matal suffered more than the upper end. Here are a few photos from this morning’s walk.
This fits well with the WordPress Daily Prompt of ‘Barter,” which came out two days after this was published. (I almost titled this “Bartering with Art.”) I’m heading home to Casa Loca to resume more timeouts for art – but first I have a waterline to repair! Z