Monthly Archives: April 2014

Learning Journey 2014: Blood, Sweat, & Tears. (Day 6)

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Today was our sixth and final day of the Learning Journey. Based on cheeks stained by smiles and tear ducts run dry, I can say with absolute confidence that this group of travelers now has an intimate understanding of the blood, sweat, and tears that go into this line of work. When the trip started,   …Continue Reading

Learning Journey 2014: The Little Bee (Day 5)

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What makes the final day matter? Lessons from teens teaching us how to make tortillas?  From the harvesting of corn, to the adding of lyme before boiling and then the grinding by hand on the ancient Maya stone. Did I mention that every day, every member of the family eats four tortillas for each meal?   …Continue Reading