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Category Archives: Honduras

Carrying Home on Our Backs

A few months ago, I found myself at a weekend-long turtle monitoring session on Honduras’ southern coast.

Generating… Poetry for this Place

Another holiday, another rustling through my luggage of words to find poignant answers for the question.

Am I a Gringa?

Even when I do speak in accented Spanish, Hondurans often assume I’m from a Honduran afro-indigenous community.

Prepare for Re-entry

The third time in a short conversation that I heard myself saying, “Well, in Honduras…” I stopped myself. I didn’t mean to be a bore; I simply didn’t have other experiences to draw from.

Quarter-life Confessions

21. Sometimes my life seems to spark like a live wire, and I feel intoxicated by its opportunity and potential.

A Good Enough Reason to Leave

This may be the last post I’ll write from Honduras.

If You Visit Tegucigalpa

If You Visit Tegucigalpa

by | Jun 1, 2019 | 0 comments

If you visit Tegucigalpa, you’ll find more than you expect.

Questions and Answers about the Migrant Caravan

Questions and Answers about the Migrant Caravan

It is not a partisan statement to say that the U.S. immigration system is broken.

Not Another Bite

Not Another Bite

When I first moved to Honduras three years ago, I ate everything my host family ate: beans, eggs, cream, tortillas. Heavy, simple plates—bland, but satisfying. But then suddenly one day, months in, I just couldn’t do it anymore.

The Billion-Dollar Business of Donated Clothes

The Billion-Dollar Business of Donated Clothes

I have a sinking suspicion that most issues work this way—they deeper we go, the more tangled we find ourselves, looking in vain for an exit.

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