Tapping into photos from the past year, I present some of the hard-working women from the Jama (Ecuador) area.
Most of these women touch my life on a weekly basis, if only through a smile as we pass on the street.
Sorting through these images made me wistful for those syrupy long-ago days in the Mississippi Delta. We did not need trendy gadgets or sleek modes of transportation. We delighted in tending the vegetable garden and shelling peas and beans in the cool shade of the mid-day sun. Life in Manabi Province in Ecuador reminds me of those days. Continue reading