Change is in the air and I have decided to embrace that with a new look for my blog. What do you think? Other change that is currently going on… the leaves. the weather. daylight savings on Sunday (that will be a whole other post) hopefully my job. the president of the US of A. … More Change is in the air
Pumpkin patch, originally uploaded by coming2cambodia. Taken in VA last week.
Update: I would like to thank Emily who is a non-lesbian, non-mother, CA resident living in Chile who reads this blog regularly and had never heard of Mombian.com before this. She took up my challenge to post today on her blog and within 5 minutes was receiving heat for it. I think her position was … More Write to Marry Day: Famous Quotes
There has been a lot to say, and a lot of mud-slinging, over various issues in the current US presidential election. I hope to find the time to talk about some of them here; already I have touched on McCain’s 1985 meeting with Pinochet, women’s issues, and McCain’s health care plan. Today, let’s talk about … More McCain, Obama, and Immigration
First, as someone who is worried about McCain’s foreign policy and the levels of hypocrisy that his campaign has risen to AND as someone who has lived in Chile and knows personally the pain that Pinochet inflicted during his dictatorship, I was appalled while I read Huffington Posts piece McCain’s private visit with Chilean Dictator … More Two unrelated political pieces
This weeks topic is racism/classism in Chile. If you have been reading my blog for a while, you know that this is a topic I am fascinated by. In fact, I think I think about it much more than I actually blog about it. Still, I am really looking forward to what other people have … More They ugly face of racism, or as we say here in Chile, classism
Taiwan mountains (Nantou county), originally uploaded by coming2cambodia. Since autumn is quickly descending upon us in the northern and eastern parts of the US, I thought that today’s photo Wednesday should be a tribute to that. Since I just left winter in Chile and barely got to enjoy a summer in the states, I am … More Photo Wednesday: The death of summer