The Girl in the Turquoise Shirt

When I was in high school I spent a week in Tijuana, Mexico building houses for poor people. That trip changed me. Or more precisely, one little girl in a turquoise shirt did. My boyfriend’s church group was going over spring break and they needed more volunteers, preferably who could speak Spanish. I volunteered. Admittedly,Continue reading “The Girl in the Turquoise Shirt”

Curating Life: Puerto Vallarta, Mexico

My friend Rio is a curator of life. He is one of those rare individuals who facilitate adventures otherwise left undreamed, bringing people together who would likely never meet. Like a hummingbird he flits around the world, collecting friends, ideas and experiences to share as he goes. I don’t normally enjoy groups—being on the introvertedContinue reading “Curating Life: Puerto Vallarta, Mexico”