14 Tips for Comforting the Bereaved

14 Tips for Comforting the Bereaved

My son, Phillip, took this photo when he visited me in New York, back in 2009. Today marks the first anniversary of his death. Over the past year, I’ve discovered many things about grief and about how awkward giving and receiving condolences can be. People offer...

¡Que se puede!

On Saturday evening, after Chile’s historic win of the Copa America soccer tournament, there was jubilation in Santiago. Chile had never before won this tournament, and we watched, mesmerized, as Alexis Sanchez kicked the winning penalty goal. Thousands took to...

Arturo vs. The Devil

Here in Chile, we are in the thick of the Copa America soccer tournament. Soccer aficionados here are rabidly fanatic. So far, Chile won its first game against Ecuadór. Then, we tied Mexico in the second game. Yesterday our midfielder, Arturo Vidal, decided to go out...

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