Monthly Archives: May 2013

taulabe, por amor y paz

you know your town is safe when a march for love and peace is coordinated.  taulabe really prides itself for being a safe town.  this march demonstrated against corruption, gangs and violence in the name of love and peace. early … Continue reading

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reflection on change

The last project i was desiring to help out with in Honduras was to be furthering the cause for imperialism by teaching English.  I spend my mornings of the week volunteering in an elementary school and teaching English to grades … Continue reading

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may 14, 2013

before coming to honduras, i was aware of these two things: i would be drastically disconnected from my community and that i thrive living with a community life.  a large part of my life is living in, within and around … Continue reading

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may 9, 2013

i saw my first drunk today.  a real drunkard, across the street from my family’s pulperia.  drunk, crying out, singing, passing in and out of coherence.  i am reminded of, a person’s relationship to a particular substance, in addition to … Continue reading

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may 7, 2013

i feel and see a resemblance between honduras and filipin culture.  i must say that this statement is within the scope of my couple days experience here in honduras and within the shadows of my own internalized racist view.  both … Continue reading

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hearing you will be missed but now actually starting to feel it @ may 6, 2013

i wrote this as one of the last things before i left for honduras, “hearing you will be missed but now actually starting to feel it.”  this feels like sadness, sorrow and realness.  there were no abrupt or cold good … Continue reading

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trust and try @ may 4, 2013

when i first started to share with others that i was going to be spending 3 months in honduras, many of the first remarks i got were, “just be careful geoff,” & “you are helping out so much geoff”.  these … Continue reading

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