Monthly Archives: February 2012

Music Tuesday and the Usual

Yeaaaah no real good excuse, just sluggish. It’s been rainy? I dropped my Transmi card in the only possible crack at the station? During a tour? No sé. I also have been preoccupied with looking for some U.S. news I … Continue reading

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Colombian Candies Part 2: Chocolate things

The time has come for a second installment of Colombian Candies, this time touching on some chocolate-y things. All of these are rather prolific and deliciousss. (if we collected all possible little chocolate things we would never get around to … Continue reading

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Sunday Photo Dump

I wanted to post this yesterday, but our internet was down! Hopefully for the last time, it was a broken cable not something weird with the system. As mentioned before, every Sunday several of the major roads close for bikes … Continue reading

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What’s that sound?

I don’t think we’re going to find a fruit for you today, so I thought I’d talk about something else: animals sounds! I don’t know about you, but whenever animals sounds come up Americans are always made fun of for … Continue reading

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Music Monday: Childhood Nostalgia

This week’s Music Monday (yes, I know it’s Tuesday; it’s hard to remember the days of the week when you’re on vacation) is about childhood. One of the interesting things about different cultures is children’s songs. In the States you … Continue reading

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Fruit Friday: Piña

While you have probably heard of and encountered pineapple, piña, or ananás (Argentina mainly, from the Tupi word meaning “excellent fruit”) I bet you don’t know all that much about them. Huh? Do you? That’s what I thought, so I’m … Continue reading

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A Beautiful Day in the Neighborhood…

…except when it’s raining, but that’s a good time to sit inside and work on Spanish! So yes, where we’ve moved is wonderful and I don’t know if I will ever get over it. It would be exciting enough that … Continue reading

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