Tag Archives: Guatemala

2×2: A fiction

Her father named her Nola. As unlikely as it was, he was a jazz fan, hence the name. It was Saturday afternoon. Guatemala City was warm. Hawkers thinly disguised as street performers were in front of most stores near the … Continue reading

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Blue Window

This blue window opens, flutters an invite: Wind wanders through here

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Confident Girl

I came across this little girl who was kidding around with a tuk tuk driver(note the little red tuk tuk in the corner) who was parked. She stuck her tongue out and he called her “muy fea”–very ugly. She gave … Continue reading

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Last House

I took all the pictures in Guatemala with a small Leica digital camera at my waist. I assumed the camera saw about what I was seeing and fired hundreds of frames. Any street photographer uses this technique. Having a small … Continue reading

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Mistakes

We had been in Guatemala a few days, walked the market a few times, set up the OR’s and been in the clinics; we were working hard by this time. The OR was full of cases. Three operating tables–they are … Continue reading

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