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My dress shoes made it through the weekend without issue and, to be honest, I’m not surprised. Although I intended to bring my sneakers for the weekend trip, I didn’t really doubt my dress shoes could do the job. 385 more words


Brauck in Quito, Ecuador

Brauck is my college roommate’s boyfriend and we met while I was in my senior year of undergrad and he was completing his Masters in Urban Planning at Virginia Tech. 1,778 more words


Moving to South America? That's radical!

South America first

A former business partner and friend needs some advice. But he casually mentions going to South America. Time to give him some thoughts to think about: 555 more words


Back in Iquitos

I never planned to come back here, but apparently the Universe had other plans for me. I have tried to leave Iquitos before, and each time ended up coming back. 469 more words

Viernes en el Tropical

El Tropical, located in Quito’s historical La Ronda neighborhood, features an old school jukebox, along with the elusive naranjilla drink. The naranjilla is fermented, and served in glass bottles for muy barato. 120 more words


The Past is in Front of Us, the Future is Behind Us

I have some news.

Last week I accepted a new job position in Quito, as a high school instructor in AP English Language and Literature at a small private school called… 1,726 more words



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