The Friends Project

I don’t like coffee. I love it up on the mountain in Nicaragua, freshly roasted and ground, and brewed up cowboy style. You don’t need a fancy coffeemaker, or a Keurig....

What I treasure most about travel is arriving somewhere new, where I know no one, and very little about life there. With time, I discover daily life, and stripped bare, we...

Speaking to students at Finger Lakes Community College about living fearlessly and the power to make a difference …. Spreading the word. Get inspired!

Tonight, June 27, I will join Rochester, N.Y., artist and radio show host John Magnus Champlin in studio from 8 to 9 PM EST to talk about adventure and all our...

A friend of mine shared feelings today about what has happened in the last 13 years.   “It was thirteen years ago, when I left Kakuma Refugee with nothing, but only...

Thank you to a generous gift of $140, four teens from Las Minitas, Nicaragua, will be attending high school in neighboring El Sauce. Each $35 scholarship includes support for a backpack,...

I’m honored to be part of the Earth Week Activism Day activities at SUNY Geneseo, in Geneseo, NY. I’ll be giving a lecture with photos about the school we built and...

It’s been a tough season for Las Minitas coffee farmers with whom we work, but we were able to get in organic, shade-grown coffee from a nearby settlement. Not too much,...

2015 FRIDAY, NOVEMBER 6 “Embrace Every Angle”photo exhibition  Carlson CoWorks, 60 Carlson Road, Rochester 6 to 8 PM I’m a contributing photographer in a pop-up exhibition of photographs organized by yoga...

Remember when 250 of us raised $5,200 for materials and partnered with the farmers in Las Minitas, Nicaragua, to build a preschool! I wrote a story about it … and finding...