Tag Archives: Cusco

What to Expect When Nothing is Expected

Throughout my time in Peru, I wrote occasional columns for The Fond du Lac Reporter, my hometown newspaper. The following piece originally appeared in the October 25, 2013 issue of the Reporter and can be found at http://www.fdlreporter.com/article/20131025/FON06/310250122/Guest-commentary-What-expect-when-nothing-expected My thanks to Gary … Continue reading

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Dear Friends/Queridos Amigos

Dear friends, I am a little bemused to find myself writing this message from the house where I grew up in Fond du Lac, Wis. I did not think I would be here before December or January, nor did I … Continue reading

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The Canadian Tuxedo

It is truly a rare person that can pull of the Canadian Tuxedo. Defined by Noah Webster as “wearing denim top to bottom,” the Canadian Tuxedo usually recalls family photos from the 1990s or pop stars who have completely given … Continue reading

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Hometown Heroes

Glimpses of my previous, stateside life pop up in the strangest times and places. A couple fun examples…  

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Animaciòn

A new year is on the horizon for Fe y Alegría 44, the high school where I work. Though students will not arrive for classes until March 4, we teachers gathered yesterday to begin preparing for the year ahead. At … Continue reading

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My Education in the Peruvian Andes

The following article will appear in an edited form in the Fall issue of Jesuit Journeys Magazine. Upon publication, it should be accessible via this link: http://www.jesuitpartners.org/site/PageNavigator/News%20and%20Events/WPJ_Jesuit_Journeys.html. My sincere thanks to Rory Gillespie, Assistant for Communications in the Wisconsin Province … Continue reading

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You’ve Got Mail

Andy Rooney is dead. Super dead. And that leaves the rest of us with a lot of slack to pick up in the grumpy, complain-about-stuff-that-doesn’t-really-matter department. Not one to shirk my responsibilities, I am ready to step up and be … Continue reading

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