I’ve just been informed that “Different Latitudes” is a finalist for the Arizona Literary Award competition! The Arizona Authors Association will host the awards ceremony at the Changing Hands Bookstore in Phoenix on November 4th. Hopefully this recognition will confirm the words of one of the three returned Peace Corps volunteers who I’ve stayed in touch with over the last 40 plus years. Alex was my supervisor in Guatemala and also pursued a career abroad, although he tried to change the world through USAID and the State Department: Read the newsletter . . .