So What's It Like To Volunteer?

So What’s It Like To Volunteer?

07/07/2018  |  No Comments

Todd and I had long talked about combining travel and service and the Rotary Club provided a great opportunity. When... more

A Very Special Home Visit

A Very Special Home Visit

07/06/2018  |  2 Comments

On the sixth day of the jornada (medical mission) we were almost back to Antigua when ACPC Director of Operations... more

Solving Problems, Changing Lives

Solving Problems, Changing Lives

07/05/2018  |  No Comments

Alé van Scoyoc, 17, participated in a Partner for Surgery/ACPC surgical mission in Guatemala City in January 2018. With her... more

The Meaning of Partnership

The Meaning of Partnership

07/04/2018  |  5 Comments

I have already mentioned that Partner for Surgery lives up to its name by walking with patients through the long... more

Many Hands. They're All Needed.

Many Hands. They’re All Needed.

07/03/2018  |  4 Comments

Todd and I were both eager to sign up as volunteers on a Partner for Surgery mobile medical mission. But... more

The Best Kind of Partner

The Best Kind of Partner

07/02/2018  |  10 Comments

This June, Todd and I joined a team from Partner for Surgery and their counterpart Asociación Compañero Para Cirugia (ACPC)... more

Courir de Mardi Gras

Courir de Mardi Gras

03/13/2017  |  2 Comments

I have long wanted to witness a rural Louisiana Mardi Gras, and last week I did. This is nothing like... more

In the Company of Books

In the Company of Books

06/30/2015  |  No Comments

I love books. And bookstores. And, most especially, used bookstores. They are magical places where time slips away. The discoveries... more

Timeless Travel on the St. Charles Streetcar Line

Timeless Travel on the St. Charles Streetcar Line

02/10/2015  |  2 Comments

The story of the St. Charles Streetcar line is about streetcars and a whole lot more. It's about a famous... more

Paris in December

Paris in December

12/21/2014  |  8 Comments

I love Christmas. That won't come as a surprise to anyone who knows me. It was a special time when... more