The Art of Mate

Years ago, when I was a Little girl growing up in cold, stiff New England, in my church there was an old retired missionary who had spent some 40 years living here in Argentina. And he was this crazy character, who maybe after so many years of living in Latin America had no sense of … Continue reading The Art of Mate

When Good Men Do Nothing…

So as part of the conference this past weekend, Francisco and I and went to see the documentary “The General and the Judge” (www.pbs.org/pov/judgeandthegeneral) which is about the atrocities which were committed during military dictatorship in Chile during the 1970’s and ‘80’s. Literally thousands of people ‘disappeared,’ which is to say they were secretly kidnapped … Continue reading When Good Men Do Nothing…

Monopoly Money

So, before I got here to Buenos Aires, practically every person who had ever spent any time here before told me to be careful of the cab drivers because they are notorious for slipping you fake bills.  Well, a couple weeks in, don’t you know I get one.  The guy was so nice and friendly … Continue reading Monopoly Money