Roughly 7 years ago I had one of those “damn, we’re really going to get a divorce” moments when you realize that something you’ve pondered so often is actually going to happen. Even if part of you welcomes the divorce, it’s a very strange feeling, especially after many years of marriage. It was a mutual […]
Read More Divorce and dating across cultures.
This is a recipe that I am publishing for all my brothers and sisters in the Strength Sport community. It is a tasty method of injecting a tasty, highly nutritional component into your rice, stews, sauces and other recipes. What follows is a personal observation regarding the value of eating 100 percent organic. Please jump […]
Read More Sofrito/Epis – The delicious secret weapon for athletes – A recipe
As a seasoned traveler and a person who has lived in 12 fairly different countries, I tend to embrace a bit of culture shock and see it as a positive experience. I embrace it precisely because years of experience has taught me the potential pitfalls and also the hidden joys of being immersed in a […]
Read More 5 hard-earned tips for alleviating culture shock
In my first post I touched briefly (albeit not very coherently) on the the notion of nationality, cultural identity and, I suppose, the idea of diaspora. What makes it strange for people like me is that Americans think of themselves of the immigrant nation par excellence. People, according to this narrative, are literally dying to […]
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