{30.10.13} In appreciation of mothers

María Alicia is in Puerto Montt this week with her daughter, keeping her daughter and granddaughter company through the last couple of weeks of her pregnancy, so her husband could go to an important work conference. This has meant that Juan and I are left to lead the semi-bachelor/bachelorette lifestyle. There have been a number…

{27.10.14} An all around good week

somewhat unseccessfully practicing surf form on dry land got up 5 times in approx 3 hours… not too bad for my first time and for $10 for the afternoon, I think there’ll be more to come I’ve been trying to live differently in Chile. At Wellesley, I live very much in the future. If I…

{26.9.14} 2 Birthdays

(note: originally started this post almost a month ago, and just now finished it) Last week, Chile (by some counts) turned 204. This week I turned 21. Much wine ensued. For Chile, there was also incredible amounts of meat and dance. For me, cake. Fiestas Patrias is Chile’s biggest holiday. It tops Christmas (which is…