Photo credit: Haley Pickard A word can mean a thousand things in a thousand languages. Sometimes a whole experience can be summed up in just a couple of letters: LOVE, for example. We hear this word everyday, but we wouldn’t understand it if we hadn’t experienced it for ourselves....Continue reading
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Inspiring Change…What International Women's Day Means to Me
Every year, on March 8th, men and women come together to celebrate International Women's Day and encourage the advocacy for women's advancement everywhere in every way. This year the theme is inspiring change linking the advancement of women to positive changes in our society. Having played an active role in...Continue reading
Happy New Year | ¡Feliz año nuevo!
Happy New Year PD Community! A little late out of the gate, but how does that saying go "it is never to late to…." well really to anything! After a world wind holiday season, I am finally getting some breathing room. With less than three weeks between our return from Nicaragua and...Continue reading
The Impact your Purchases Make
PurpleDirt Community, Oh my goodness – what an amazing day! Mellinda and I were able to extend our trip by a couple days to spend time with FINCA Nicaragua, the Leon Chapter (the Foundation for International Community Assistance). This is definitely something I will continue to do on future trips,...Continue reading
Gifts for Everyone...
PurpleDirt Community, Como estas? Mellinda and I are having a fabulous and very productive time in Nicaragua. This is such an amazing country. After a hectic week of city living, we are now in absolute paradise at a small surf camp, just north of Chinandega by Playa de Asseradors. The place, the people...Continue reading