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Jan.21.2009
Valparaiso's firework display for New Years is world renowned. Every year there are several displays that run up the coast for thirty or forty...
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Jan.22.2009
by Susana Montanares M.   I am a body without a soul,a hungry corpse of desire,a caress converted into torture. I am an autumn leaf,the trampled cry...
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Jan.25.2009
Santiago, January 2009 Santiago in the summer is hot; unlike Los Angeles which has a similar latitude, there is less smog than in winter . . . I...
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Jan.27.2009
 There are certain mysteries about Chile that as guests to the country, my husband and I have decided we'll probably never solve. Why does a country...
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Jan.27.2009
Valdivia  I love Valdivia. It reminds me of Arcata, California with its university feel and clapboard houses. But it also feels like Seattle, though...
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Jan.28.2009
  This is our dear friend Pamela leaving Vina del Mar last year for what she thought would be a job as a nanny in Santiago. First she went home to...
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Jan.29.2009
We swore off Chilean pastry in Puerto Varas. We'd had the good experience of finding a decent cake in Valdivia, but this was rare. We've had...
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Jan.31.2009
El Oso, Puñihuil A beautiful woman emerges from the sea. Fishermen who catch sight of la Pincoyo as she dances along the rocks are snared by her...
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Feb.14.2009
Lonely Planet says there's not much to see as you travel through the desert between La Serena and Antofagasta, suggesting that a night bus is a good...
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Feb.18.2009
Traditional Dancer from Los Diablos, Dancing Fraternity from BoliviaWe hadn't planned on going to Arica when we left home, but in Iquique we decided...
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Oct.06.2010
The husband’s muffled voice (a swindle of an uncorrected cleft palette) is a sharp note in a detrimental melody. Yet the opposite sex finds him...
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Sep.01.2010
Anthropologist PhD, Antonio Dominguez stumbles upon 3,000-year-old scrolls authored by King Solomon. Awaiting discovery, the Scrolls unlock the...
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Jun.23.2011
By DrLifeSpeaks– May 18, 2011Posted in: DrLifeSpeaks After spending time with Dr. Clairborne, I realize that medicine comes in many forms and in...
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Sep.29.2011
Waking up and feeling out of sorts. Had to pause for a second or two then tell myself, it’s just one of those days…   Feels like I took a...
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Oct.11.2011
There are days I make it to the office quite early.  I realize these are mornings that need an extended period of quiet time. Today is one of...
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Oct.22.2011
Cleaning calms me. Especially when all that nervous energy inside of me has no place to go, the puttering around while cleaning calms me.   I...
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Sep.22.2013
  Photo--Former ebay logo in an office hallway.  From digitaltrends.com   I've discovered ebay lately, much to my happiness and my...
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Nov.14.2010
Probability. Most of us, well all of us to be more specific, have heard the word 'probability'. Though it be in mathematics or let be in real life...
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Nov.17.2010
I am 'done-in' ravished by 1st week-long request. I want to drop everything but cannot immediately. It has caused me to write whole essays mentally...
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Feb.03.2011
Dear People of Earth, The last thing I remember, it was Halloween.  My costumed kids headed out with their friends just after dark, with the...
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Red Room Blogs banner photograph (at the top of the page) is of writer Ernest Hemingway with Lady Duff Twysden, Hadley Hemingway, and three unidentified people at a cafe in Pamplona, Spain, during the Fiesta of San Fermin in July 1925; photograph used courtesy of the Ernest Hemingway Collection, John F. Kennedy Presidential Library and Museum, Boston.