Unobtanium? Hallelujah Mountains? Tsayhalu?

Spoiler Alert: If you haven't seen Avatar, see it before you read this. Expect to hate it so you can see it with low expectations. I did. Thank goodness. We watched Avatar last night, at home on our 36″ TV, sans 3D, HD or the IMAX® experience. I expected to...

Playing For Change

Not a huge fan of Bono’s. I am a huge fan of using music to change the world. Love seeing musicians around the world doin’ their thing – wow! If you get LINK TV in your land, you can see wonderful music videos from around the world plus some...

Death To A Nation

This article was written by the daughter of a local family we’ve met here in Costa Rica. Ayn is 14 and is unschooled. I must admit to harboring suspicions of unschooling’s effectiveness in somehow producing schooled children. Those are...

Emily Perez, 23 years old

I turned 51 today. Emily never will. She was killed in Iraq on my cousin Celia’s 51st birthday two weeks ago, September 12. Like reading the names on the Key West AIDS memorial, like reading about those killed 9/11, painful as it may be, we must read about Emily...