Gobble, Gobble

Gobble, Gobble

It’s that time of the year, Thanksgiving Eve, and I’m watching my traditional “Thanksgiving” movie, Home for the Holidays. Good sound track, great cast. Funny, sad, poignant. Holly Hunter, Anne Bancroft, Charles Durning, Robert Downey Jr....
Tiki, Tiki, Ti

Tiki, Tiki, Ti

Today is the celebration of Fiestas Patrias in my adopted country, Chile. I found this article by blogger, Yeni Oyanedel, which explains why and how Chileans celebrate the holiday, Why Chile Shuts Down on 18 September. I’m missing out on some of my favorite...
A Tale of Two Burgers

A Tale of Two Burgers

Out here, green chile can be, and often is, put onto or in almost everything you eat. There is even an official “state question,” which is “Red, green, or Christmas?” If you choose “Christmas,” that’s a combination of both red...

Dreich, Again

It started out sunny and cold, but today has evolved into being frigid and snowy. Dreich, as the Scots say, and it looks like we have a week of gloom to look forward to. That’s okay, as I point out in my latest article for The Displaced Nation, dismal weather is...

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