In an earlier blog about Morochos I promised Ecuador pictures of the village children. While in Morochos to check out the sustainable gardening projects that Paige Fisher is creating through the Peace Corps, I found another garden. Colorful pre-schoolers were blossoming in profusion. The children were only too accommodating, having […]
By Gary Phillips Sometimes, when things don’t work out, I fuss and stew, bemoaning my bad luck. But most of the time, if I can just have a bit of patience, assuming the posture of an observer instead of a “harmed participant,” things have a way of sorting themselves out, […]
Last Saturday morning at 9 a.m. Gary and I arrived at the Unorcac student hall for the appreciation luncheon. We found Paige Fisher, Peace Corp volunteer and the program’s lead supporter, anxiously waiting at the entrance. She immediately asked us if more expats were coming. The students and parents had […]
Casa Victoria was once a grand dame among homes in the historic district of Quito. It’s in a neighborhood of large stately buildings. The view from the front of the house includes the Panacillo with its statue of the winged Virgin. Built about 130 years ago, it was the vacation […]
Pro-Ecuador.com is in the midst of major changes to its look and its operation. Gary Phillips and Linda McFarlin, are changing their life style.