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Day 3 – So much to do

At five the rooster wakes us. He crowed at three am as well. Elizabeth says the roosters in Quilali sing to the moon. We have a lovely cup of home grown coffee and get dressed. It’s time to milk the … Continue reading

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Day 2 – Journey up the mountain

Desayuna – breakfast at the home of our driver. His children greet us with clasped hands for blessings and kisses. They call Elizabeth Tia – Aunt. She seems to be related to half of the country.   We visit the … Continue reading

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Nicaraguan Relief Trip 2015 – Day 1

The longest day. Elizabeth and I put in a full day of work –she creates beautiful bridal gowns and I heal the Hormonally Challenged—before my husband drives us and too much luggage to LAX.    A midnight flight lands us … Continue reading

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Quilali welcomes DDU!

I am the eyes, ears, and hands this year for Divine Daughters Unite. Quilali welcomed our help.     In six days, I helped deliver 55 baskets of food and supplies donated by Divine Daughters Unite, delivered backpacks to primary … Continue reading

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The story behind the Nicaraguan Relief Trip

  While planning my daughter’s wedding last year, I was fortunate to meet a wonderful woman. Elizabeth Cornejo is a gifted seamstress in Ventura who shared with us her story during the wedding gown fitting. Born in a tiny village in Nicaragua, … Continue reading

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Nicaragua Relief Fund

  Today we are launching a fundraising event to help support the efforts of our living Saint, Elizabeth Cornejo! This year one of our board members will be traveling to Nicaragua to help Elizabeth assess the needs of her village … Continue reading

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HELP DDU SUPPORT A LIVING SAINT

Some of you may have noticed that Kyra and I are related. Yes, she is my daughter and last month the most exciting event of our lives happened. She got married! While planning Kyra’s wedding, we were so fortunate to … Continue reading

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I am So Grateful for YOU!

As the year comes to a close, I wonder at all the transformative happenings across the world and how it has changed each and every one of us. I for one am grateful, very grateful for the changes. Change is … Continue reading

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My 71st year

Beginning my 71st year on this planet.. I have had some amazing experiences.  Raising 4 Divine Daughters, 9 fantastic grandchildren and now I will become a great grand mother.  What I want most to be remember by, is mentoring children.  … Continue reading

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Giving Back…

We recently voted to donate funds raised in 2010 to an organization that loans money to working individuals in order to financially support their businesses. The program allows people to start or maintain their business, and unfortunately, without financial support … Continue reading

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