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An Open Letter to My Students

My school year is rapidly coming to a close – simultaneously speeding and dragging towards November 16th. I’m trying to conclude chapters and concepts while the kids have thrown all discipline out the… Continue reading

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“Have you ever met a cloud?”

“Have I met who?” There I was, a few thousand feet in the air casually chatting with Edward and gaping in disbelief at Chicamocha canyon below me. Seeing as the verb conocer means… Continue reading

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Nuptials

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Assimilation Nation

I’ve come to terms with the fact that it takes an hour to go anywhere in Bogotá and the line at Éxito is going to move twice as slowly as it needs to.… Continue reading

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One third

of this is getting married tomorrow. The rest of us will be as vigilant as always about rufalin. Observation #109284 about the United States of America: Southerners and Colombians are remarkably similar. Don’t… Continue reading

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BRB….

U.S.A. – bound tomorrow morning! Call or text me on my faithful Droid!

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Sh** Colombians Say, Part 6: When will the Colombianisms end?

Uuuuuuuushhh!!! A drawn out, ooooooosh! sound indicates some kind of extreme. Surprise, danger, scandal, fear, excitement, upset, apprehension, joy – when you can’t find the words, “Uuuushhhh!” is appropriate. The best is when… Continue reading

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When is a finca really a finca?

Those Colombians. Everybody’s got a finca or an uncle with a finca, and you’re invited. But how do you know if it’s really a finca? Ask yourself these questions. If you can answer… Continue reading

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Amigos Secretos

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Why Leave When I Could…Stay?

I’m thinking about staying. Seriously thinking. As in, I might live in the same general location for another year. Two years! in the same place! On purpose! Is this me growing up? I… Continue reading

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