Monthly Archives: November 2011

Was it Music Monday Already?!

Oof, so we are in processes of moving (read as: repainting the walls. sad) and I forgot yesterday was Monday. Whatever, music is good everyday! Today I am just going to feature one artist because a) he is one of … Continue reading

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A Thanksgiving Themed Dinner

So our efforts to bring the joy of turkey day to Colombia didn’t go as smoothly as planned—one thing was not what we thought it was and I forgot the pie pan (we were cooking elsewhere)—but it was still delicious. … Continue reading

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Fruit Friday: Papayuela

This week’s fruit is another mega-exotic fruit, the papayuela, more commonly known as babaco in Ecuador. It’s another one of those high-altitude fruits, preferring to live above 2,000 m. This makes it difficult to cultivate outside its native land Loja (southern Ecuador), but New … Continue reading

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The End of the Stop

It’s about time we told you that the strike ended. I believe the reform was pulled Friday and so naturally all classes have returned to normal (except the for unfortunate med school kids). I kind of expected the reform to … Continue reading

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Music Monday: Ode to the Internet

I once wrote a poem about the internet, that’s how strongly I feel about it. I say “strongly” because sometimes I cannot decide if it is a like or a dislike. I think overall it is an appreciation though, so … Continue reading

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Fruit [Satur]day: Pitaya

Yes, I know I’m a day late, but at least it’s here. This week’s fruit is the pitaya (or pitahaya), also known as dragon fruit. It is native to Mexico, Central America, and South America. There are a bunch of … Continue reading

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The Underground is Everywhere: Review of a Sci-fi Drag Musical

Today I am stuck at home waiting for a package to be delivered so I have been cleaning house and doing online work. I say “stuck” because that’s how I felt when it was sunshine and bluebirds outside, but now … Continue reading

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