The kids in Cusco

I first met Exuar on a Friday night, when I was having dinner at the Niños Del Sol children’s home  in Peru. He arrived late, after dinner, and the younger kids instantly gathered around him with guitars, begging for a lesson. I was impressed by his easy smile, and...

Cuzco!

I’m in Peru! The transition was rough. I was alone (Craig is in the States), and the day I had to pack up to leave one of my favorite places in the world was also my mother’s birthday (she died three years ago). The generalized sense of loss was...