Bogota Blog 5

As soon as I returned to my apartment here in Candelaria I had to sit down and write about my experience today. I had one of the most unbelievable experiences in my career today. I took a cab to a school called San Tarsicio here in Bogota early this morning and when I...

Bogota Blog 4

I’m exhausted. I’ve been up since 4:30 this morning and did four back to back sessions of music and stories at an all girls school called Gimnasio Feminino. The most amazing part of the day was presenting to a gathering of more than 300 sophomores, juniors and...

Bogotá Blog 3

I know, I know. I had promised to blog more often about this experience of touring schools in Colombia as a storyteller, but the rich and deep social exchanges here in Bogota are impediments to the isolation needed in order to write. The daily decisions are difficult:...

Old Women Soccer Players

I had to write about something I witnessed today. While walking through the city of Bogota I kept encountering elderly women (maybe late 70’s or early 80’s) doing some amazing stuff. While in the national park I was in awe of an elderly women jumping rope...

Pepper and Coffee

While I’m here in Bogota I won’t be able to write the long, detailed blogs, but I will try to return periodically and let everyone know what’s going on with your favorite storyteller. I just wanted to take a second and share an experience I had in a...