Category Archive: Sports

The Tiger and the Taxistas

Just after 6am one Friday I was in a cab on my way to catch a bus (to catch another bus to catch a ferry to catch a moto) to visit my volunteers… Continue reading

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Todos somos uno

I love my team. Action  

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Because You Can’t Tackle Volunteers

I live a double life in Barranquilla. Omitting my virtual/social media self who keeps in touch with people at home, I currently manage two personas. There’s Brighid Carey, AFD: host family- and school… Continue reading

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If I Were the Marrying Kind (but thank the LORD I’m not, sir)

A few days ago I found myself trying to scrub the dirt off my legs in the shower, until I realized it was a bruise. I smiled. I’m playing rugby again. During the… Continue reading

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Kilometers, you say?

There’s this random trend I’ve noticed of friends and acquaintances who graduated college in the last few years. A lot of people my age, regardless of their level of athleticism or activity, have… Continue reading

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Wednesday marked my colegio’s first official special event day: the start of inter- and intrascholastic sports tournaments. The best way to describe it is field day. The Gimnasio Moderno Santa Barbara Sports Day… Continue reading

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