I enjoy making things and particularly love to make new stuff out of materials I already have and Pinterest is great for ideas and inspirations (some...

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Wine Cork Trivet

A few weeks ago, while I was in St. Louis, Missouri for a family function, I had the pleasure of interviewing Jean Ponzi; who works for the Missouri B...

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Interview with Jean Ponzi

Quito, Ecuador was a crazy fun adventure, from meeting other people in the field of ecotourism, to touring the city alone, to going on a field excursi...

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Trekking: Ecuadorian Adventure

Before I left for Ecuador, I shared a post about packing minimally for the trip. I’m happy to report that I used just about everything I packed. The...

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Update: Packing for Ecuador