Who Is The New Expat?

This blog has been rolling around in my head for a while. I find sometimes it can hard to get it from there to my fingers to the blog. But …

John Galt’s Birthday

Today would have been John Galt’s (aka Tom Byrd, Dad) 70th birthday.   I’ve found myself for the 2nd time on his birthday on Lake Atitlan.  This is a place he …

Death In A Foreign Land

I know, I know.  What a delightful subject.   I’ve been putting off writing this (or anything, for that matter) but I’m going to wade into it.  I think, while …

US Embassy Guatemala

  From the US State Department’s Diplomacy website. “EMBASSIES HELP AMERICAN CITIZENS in many ways. The effects of some are in plain sight, issuance of visas to promote international visits …