Mi Casa

When I lived in Guatemala I became acquainted with Mi Casa. It has developed into quite an amazing orphanage. It all began after the Viet Nam war, when veteran John Wetterer was traveling in Central America and his heart melted at the sight of so many children begging. “Why are you begging?” he would ask in his best Spanish. My …

Cleaning the closet

As cool as it is now, it’s hard to imagine that just a month ago it was still plenty hot! At that time I concluded that it must be the nature of air conditioners to break down when it’s the hottest. We had so many units go out this summer, so that’s somewhat to be expected. In early September, it …