Six-meter-tall waves. Colorful surfboards on mopeds. Fragrant tlayudas roasting over an open fire. Gigantic sea turtles peering out from among the waves. Condensation on a piña colada glass. Puerto Escondido, Oaxaca. If you’re looking for a unique and quaint beach vacation, Puerto Escondido checks all the boxes. Though not as hidden as the name … Continue reading Travel: Puerto Escondido
Fine raindrops patter on my skin as I climb out of my car to head into the store. I almost reach the awning when he approaches me. No more than fourteen, he already carries a hopeless aura. “Can you give me work?” he mumbles, his eyes not quite meeting mine. I don’t have any jobs … Continue reading “God loves you”… does He though?
The governor and his wife graced Vida180 with their presence this month. Their visit contrasts sharply with a visit from another Ruler 2000 years ago.
Josslin is four. Her dad never was in the picture. Her mom is a drug addicted prostitute. Sometimes the neighbors take pity on Josslin and her siblings and give them some food. Other times they don’t. Josslin watches her mom use up all her money for drugs and alcohol. Josslin wasn’t made to suffer like … Continue reading Made for This