Greetings to all on this USA day of Thanksgiving. In strong contrast to those affected by world-wide unstable weather, I spent the early morning helping with finishing touches on a mural-painting “minga” near Mindo’s central park. Students, teachers and artists worked in easy harmony over the past few days while all-but perfect sunny skies smiled upon us.
Although the experience filled me with gratitude for these lovely people who embrace foreigners into their culture, my thoughts have also been tweaked to equally-loving people in Central America who are and will be affected by Otto’s late-November visit to the area. Continue reading