Rest in Peace María Amelia

Rest in Peace María Amelia

I am subscribed to about 2,000 RSS feeds and on the rare days that I’m able to read through even a fourth of them I always feel that every thought that could be said already has been said, and probably a million times over. And so, weighed down by so much...
Fierce Haircuts from Hot Climates

Fierce Haircuts from Hot Climates

Like most middle class white people my grooming habits can be a bit lacking. When stateside, I’m lucky if I get my hair cut every two months. But when I’m traveling I look for a haircut in just about every new city. It is one of the best ways, I’ve...
Pangea Day, Un Evento Glocal

Pangea Day, Un Evento Glocal

Con los tantos viajes que hago y la dispersión de lugares de residencia de mi amigos, es bastante raro cuando todos podemos hacer lo que la mayoría de los grupos de amigos lo hacen al menos una vez al mes: relajarse viendo una película juntos. De...
Pangea Day, A Glocal Event

Pangea Day, A Glocal Event

With my lifestyle and the dispersed locations of my friends, it is very rare when we can all do what most groups of friends do at least once a month: relax by watching the same movie together. In fact, this year I will only have two opportunities to do exactly that....

Modern Day Conquistadores

My faithful fellow anglophones, as you may have noticed, the last two entries around here were written in Spanish. Sorry about that. But then, change is the spice of life, is it not? I’m contemplating the idea of publishing all future blog posts in both English...

Goodreads: El Renacimiento del Libro

Según una encuesta de Gallup para La Nación, “el 58% de la gente no leyó ningún libro en el último año.” Frente a la pregunta sobre el último libro leído, el 45% de los que se declararon lectores en...
[Meta] Construyendo una Vida Glocal

[Meta] Construyendo una Vida Glocal

La semana pasada leí dos textos que, por contradictorios que parezcan, son igualmente ciertos. El primero es un pequeño “tweet” de seis palabras, escrito por Romina Oliverio, una argentina-canadiense que pronto se encontrará en...