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Jump, Jump.

February 24, 2012


Speaking of taking jumps to play with your life, here’s some visual inspiration along similar lines: I’m not sure I’m entirely down with the “forgetting the rest” part. Nonetheless, the idea of taking a plunge to do what you love is a point well taken. I conceive of it in terms of letting go of […]

Papas para las ojeras?

July 22, 2011


So I was working at Lima/Limón the other night, and Victor, our waiter comes up to me.  Here’s how the conversation proceeds: Victor approaches, and from out of the blue simply states:  “Papas.” JJ:  Blank stare.  Pause.  “…Que?” Victor:  “Papas!” JJ:  “Por qué me estás hablando de papas?” Victor:  “Se usan para los ojos.  Para quitar las […]

The Pores They Are a-Changin’

July 13, 2011


Moving abroad makes your body go whack. Of course there’s the obvious stuff the Travel Nurse warns you of: bacteria in the water, don’t eat the lettuce, yada yada.  Sure enough, upon arriving to El Salvador I ate something iffy (everything’s iffy) and got sick.  Went to the hospital.  Came back.  Had bouts of not being […]