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Good  morning  scribes,  bloggers,  foodies, musicians,  poets,  fashionistas,  globetrotters!

Let’s  take  a  moment  to  welcome  the  newest  face  to  WordPress,  Monica Zamora

Talented  creator  of:  “Tuqueza  Disenos”  She  creates  beautiful  jewelry. 16 more words

Culture

Visiting The Shuar of Morona Santiago

In my earlier 3-part Guaranda postings I mentioned that I have been exchanging casual English lessons for Spanish lessons with my Ecuadorian friend Jefferson. We often meet at the… 1,114 more words

On The Ground In Ecuador

Coronilla en honor de la Santísima Virgen

* Tomado de las Obras de San Luis María Grignion de Montfort (Madrid: Biblioteca de Autores Cristianos, 1953).

Interior Life

Perhaps a hidden threeness

I had occasion the other day to look up the origin of English tress and found that there are various theories. What’s known is that English took the word from Old French… 258 more words

Spanish Language

The Subjunctive is Only Subjective When You Don't Know That It's Real

After a 24-year hiatus I returned to school in the 80’s, this time to finally earn a degree. A crippling back injury had just ended 20 years of construction, and thus my general contractor’s license, my plumber/gasfitter’s license, my residential electrical certifications; all that was gone thanks to a cast-iron bathtub. 2,188 more words

A drop in the gutta

In a blog post in March, in connection with two photographs of fungi, nature photographer Steve Gingold introduced the biological term guttation, which he explained as ‘sweat-like moisture.’ Based on the context and the root of that fancy word, Spanish speakers may well make the connection to… 190 more words

Spanish Language