Tag Archives: books

Play Time at the Library Launch in Estelí

As we all sat down in front of the main stage area with the kids, Jane started speaking to the kids about the mobile library project and the entertainment that was about to take place in front of us all. She thanked the whole school for being a part of this very special event and as she […]

The Child Who Changed Us in Nicaragua

It was 4:30 am and I couldn’t fall back asleep. I could not stop thinking about a little boy named Danny whom I met while working with the SJDS Library & Wyoming Rotary Club to fix up a rural school outside of  San Juan del Sur. Danny was one of the kids at the school […]

It’s the Courage to Continue

Success is not final, Failure is not fatal: It is the courage to continue  that counts. -Winston Churchill This one’s dedicated to all of those affected by the bombing at the Boston Marathon. Keep being Boston strong and never stop running.

A Guide to Living Outside the Box

Here’s one of our favorite articles published about us by the wonderful Marcella Chamorro of The Perpetual Vacation. In the article Marcella puts her own funny and entertaining twist on our story with quotes from us in a magazine style format, making it a very fun read for all. Marcella is a writer and entrepreneur […]

Weekend Video: Reading Rainbow Remix

We used to LOVE Reading Rainbow as kids, so when we saw this video of the show remixed with a modern twist we got really excited. To go along with our article The Value of a Notebook, we believe there is huge value in books as well–a concept that is sometimes taken for granted. We […]

LOOTB Store Launch

Big news guys!! We just launched our LOOTB store. We’re so excited to be able to share this big step with you all–couldn’t have done it without all of your ongoing support and faith in us. Cheers to you all, thank you. To check it out, click: LOOTB Store or simply click “Shop” up on our […]

Play Time at The Peace Project

A couple of hours later, it was time to split up into two classes for the English lessons. The girls came up with themes for their classes and taught in different, yet effective ways. The kids were very responsive and excited to learn English. During the exercises, when they didn’t know a word, they all […]

The Peace Project in Nicaragua

The Peace Project is an after-school program for the kids that live around Laguna de Apoyo. This is a place where children can do their homework, learn English, learn how to type and have fun with their friends in a safe environment. Jonathon and I were both excited to check out the program, volunteer, meet […]

Before It’s Too Late

Do yourself a favor. Before it’s too late, without thinking about it at first, pack a pillow and a blanket and see as much of the world as you can. You will not regret it. One day it will be too late. -Jhumpa Lahiri