Monthly Archives: April 2011

Stayin’ Sefardí

Guess who found the matzo! That’s right everyone, yours truly went to a pascua de los judios (Easter of the Jews) aka Passover Seder! One of the fellow English teachers I’ve met here, Michael, comes from the Ashkenazi heritage and … Continue reading

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Cookin’ con Ruben

Video of Ruben cooking fish purchased for $2000 in Tome with a butter, garlic, oregano, and merkin spice-mix.

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Tome-ing

For those that know me, I’m quite a big proponent of the web site couchsurfing.org. This is essentially a social network of people who offer their “couches” for others to “surf”. In other words, when one is a traveler and … Continue reading

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And the family grows…

“A busy week just passed me by” would be an understatement but let’s keep it at that for lack of a better word ¿cachaí? I’m slowly catching onto the Chilenismos (Chilean slang) that are bombarding me every time I step … Continue reading

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