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International Fair at ECA, 2015

One of the joys of working in an international school is when the community comes together to celebrate our cultural diversity. For three days this week the main plaza at our school … Continue reading

April 16, 2015 · Leave a comment

Gringo, Respeta!

I am quite respectful, thank you. Thanks, Innes, for taking me to ride on the Cota Mil and snapping this photo this past weekend.

April 15, 2015 · Leave a comment

Coffee in Caracas

How hard is it to find coffee in Caracas? What is the cost of a cup of coffee in Caracas? CNN tries to answer these questions with this brief video. … Continue reading

April 14, 2015 · 2 Comments

Complete Walking Map of Buenos Aires

On Sunday we’re headed to Buenos Aires for a week. Kat rented us a hip apartment in the Palermo Soho neighborhood. This is what made my day today: we are … Continue reading

March 27, 2015 · 1 Comment

Music Share Playlist

Kris Feller, ECA’s supremely fino cambur librarian, has for the last couple years organized a music share group. Every teacher who signs up  is responsible for sharing a 10-20 song playlist.  It’s a … Continue reading

March 14, 2015 · 1 Comment

ECA Career Day 2015 — Check Out This Job

Today is Career Day for the Middle School at ECA. To get kids excited about the day Kat and I produced a parody music video with the help of our … Continue reading

March 13, 2015 · 3 Comments

US Citizens: Cancel Your Travel Plans (Not that you likely had any)

This in from the US Embassy in Caracas: U.S. citizens should plan to apply for a visa three months in advance of travel.  U.S. citizens should expect to pay $30 … Continue reading

March 10, 2015 · 1 Comment

Worth Less

Originally posted on Caracas Chronicles:
A year ago, the 100 bolivar banknote you see here on your left – Venezuela’s highest denominated, mind you – would buy you 92.6 U.S. cents…

March 5, 2015 · Leave a comment

The Orinoco Flow

You may remember reading recently about our trip to the Orinoco Delta during Carnaval. Well, one thing I didn’t include in that post was a mention of how the Orinoco … Continue reading

March 5, 2015 · Leave a comment

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I'm a mom to an amazing little boy, wife to a supportive and adventurous husband, teacher in an international community, and lover of gardening, reading, cooking shows, lattes, and sharing.

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