For a Philadelphia June day this cool, coat grabbing weather is unusual. June is the official startof summer here, a time for short sleeves and the occasional sweltering heat that makes thebeach a welcome destination. This cool, cool weather reminds me of July in Paraguay. July is
the Winter in the Southern Hemisphere, a time for light coats, morning and evening chills and
crisp sunny days.
Speaking of Paraguay, it is a good time to let people know how the preparations are going for
the upcoming 2 nd Pathways to a Sustainable Future Project. Our work in part will take place in
the community of Feurte Olimpo which rests on the banks of the Paraguay River a two hour