Activism

Volunteer with us in Hagley Gap, Jamaica

I am in Hagley Gap for another visit to our Blue Mountain Project programs. Besides the fact that it is nice to see a little warm sun in the midst of winter, it is ...
Activism

Merry Christmas from Blue Mountain Project

12 December 2011 Merry Christmas and Happy New Year! 2011 is drawing to a close and we are busy planning our 2012 activities. As always we have lots of dreams, lots of ideas, lots of hopes. In ...
Activism, Culture

Slow and Steady in the Gap

There are a few changes that you have to make during a visit to Hagley Gap. Most circle around the slower pace of life. This impacts  everything from the early rising (yes, the local ...
Activism, Travel, Travel Journal

2011 – Exciting Times for the Blue Mountain Project

[caption id="" align="alignright" width="346" caption="Blue Mountain Project helps the Hagley Gap District of Jamaica, including its children."][/caption] I just spent a delightful two weeks in Hagley Gap working with Zadie, our new Program Manager, and ...
Activism, Destinations, Travel

Wisconsin Snow In Contrast to the Jamaica Sun

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Nov 23
My area of the world, Wisconsin,  received seven inches of snow the weekend of November 13-14. We went from an Indian summer with temperatures in the 60s to the low 30s overnight Friday. As ...
Activism, Culture, Travel

The Value of Host Families in the Gap

Woke up this morning to the peaceful sounds of life in Hagley Gap, Jamaica: Children running around playing with odds and ends; Women making their way to the river for water, passing gossip along ...
Activism, Destinations, Travel, Travel Journal

Sunday Afternoon in the Gap

Sitting on the porch of my host family’s home one Sunday afternoon during my recent trip to Hagley Gap, I glanced up from my computer. I was distracted from my work by a group ...
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