From the Archive: The Perfect Day

8 AM

wake up.

walk to the parish.

smell the bread, see the mountain, feel the sun.

drink coffee.

9 AM

find out that i'll be translating for some visiting physical therapists instead working in the coffee nursery this morning.  ride the back of a pickup out along the lakeshore to a community called ‘cerro de oro.'

2 PM

go to work in the coffee nursery, where today we are mixing cement. 


4 PM

get off work. play soccer with the guys. 

5 PM

head to the parish to check email, etc.

6 PM

make dinner and have good food and good conversation with friends

8 PM

read and journal and drink chai before heading to bed