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The Last Two Days!

The trip is coming to an end! (Edit: has come to an end) We spent the last couple days with a spacial biologist named Stephanie Russo. We explored turtles and the barnacles that live on their shells (a symbiotic relationship). … Continue reading

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Grateful

The soft muted colors of the morning sky pull against the horizon to the point just above the mountains where the wind catches it. It is the kind of horizon line that distorts the timing of sunrise. The tide is … Continue reading

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6-Word Stories

Another favorite international trip prompt!   Whale’s down, not gone, always rising. Hermit crab’s pinch made my trip Gratitude’s key unlocks good that’s present Embraced by Mexico’s colors and light Now. Here. This. Now. Here. This. Intention buttressed with joy … Continue reading

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Full Circle

Twelve years ago when I was five years old I was living in a foster home in San Gil, Columbia with my foster mom Doña Flor before I was adopted to the United States. I have a clear memory from … Continue reading

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Planting with Intention

The other day, we went to a farm in the mountains to help out with farming tasks. We drove for 40 minutes on a bumpy dirt road where the van bounced up, down, and all around. We arrived at the … Continue reading

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We are From…

One prompt we like to do on international trips encourages us to reflect on our roots, as we’re learning about the perspectives and roots of others. Each of us writes a poem about where we are from. Here is a … Continue reading

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Poetry

This trip – particularly the sea kayaking portion (a forced technological detox) – has inspired some reflection from a number of us. Here is a small collection of poetry, as a result of that reflection. There was no assignment for … Continue reading

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A Different Way to Cook

Today, The Link School went to go do some service work at a ranch in the mountains near Todos Santos. We got to go and see the ranch owner’s kitchen, and wow it was a humbling experience. His mom makes … Continue reading

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Connection

*For English class during this trip, we have been reading and reflecting on Ross Gay’s The Book of Delights. For a recent assignment, students had an opportunity to write a little about one of their own delights. Here is Will’s! This … Continue reading

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Donna from Todos Artes

“Why are you all here?” “To serve the community and help you.” “Community. You got on planes in all different places and landed in Todos Santos together for the sake of community. That’s what’s going to heal America.” And that … Continue reading

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