What did you think about the presidential debates? What are you looking forward to or not looking forward to in the VP debates this Thursday at my old stomping grounds.
Wow! I have an even bigger problem with this topic then I did with what I think of Chilean Men or Chilean Women. So, my problem in the past was that the topic sets us up to spread stereotypes that most likely are not true of ALL Chileans. I mean, I know Chileans who do … More Chilean Group Post: What they think of Americans?
Harley in the sun, originally uploaded by coming2cambodia. Taken: December 2007, Valparaiso Chile Subject: Harley, the pup
As this US election season continues, more and more is said about what women want. Do we want a vice-president to break the glass ceiling even if we fundamentally agree with her politics? Do we want to protect Roe vs. Wade? Do we want continued protection for minorities? Do we want polar bears on the … More What women want
A lot of sleazy people find my site. I have come to accept that this is the reality of the way search engines–and the internet in general–work. I am fairly sure I do not give them the information they want. I have commented about the random, and sometimes gross or sleazy, ways that people find … More Sleazy people
The cueca is the national dance of Chile. Since today we celebrate Chilean Independence–actually, in Chile they will celebrate all weekend–I thought I would share this video so you can not only see cueca, but also learn something about its history. Sting also has a song known as “Cueca Solo”. If you were wondering- yes, … More Independence, democracy and 9/11
Media Luna Rancagua, originally uploaded by coming2cambodia. Happy 18th of September, the time of year when Chileans celebrate their independence. Taken: September 18, 2007 in Rancagua