Archive for January, 2016

Reflections and Directions

With the tropics behind us, we headed north to the tundra’s bitter winter temperatures — for the warmth of home. High above the horizon, we looked downward and eastward — for a view of a stunning sunset. A reminder that origins and destinations are relevant. We come and we go. Traveling, like breathing, involves […]

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iCarumba!

iCarumba! (pronounced: [ˈai kaˈɾamba]), from the Spanish interjections ay (denoting surprise or pain) and caramba (a minced oath, a euphemism for carajo), is an exclamation used in Spanish to denote surprise when one’s iPhone is stollen. (This is a story about doing lines in Colombia. I could not the temptation to bring attention to this evening by using a classic and negative stereotype of organized […]

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