This picture, taken by my cousin Tifosodibirra, was our ancestral home in the middle of our little wild forest. I grew up here. I have fond memories of climbing guava trees, picking coffee berries with my dad and ma, getting down and dirty on the slopes, getting dunked in the little canal that goes around the whole house (eeewww! but it was fun back then), playing hide and seek (boy, could we really hide in that forest without being found for hours!), hunting for snakes (i never did this one- only the bigger kids did so)… The list will go on and on and on.