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The Big Leagues

The principal of the middle school organized a family day at the ballpark. It made for a fun Sunday. I’ve been to several baseball games in my life time but … Continue reading

December 3, 2014 · Leave a comment

New Beer Uniform

Announcing the new beer drinking uniform: Cervecería Caracas was the Caracas baseball team from 1942 to 1952. The club was founded by Martin Tovar Lange. Now, he is almost certainly of … Continue reading

November 19, 2014 · 1 Comment

Octovarfest 2014

Last weekend we packed the family + Nadjib in the car and headed to Oktoberfest Colonia Tovar for the punnily named, “Oktovarfest.” As mentioned in my first visit to Colonia Tovar — Colonia Tovar : … Continue reading

November 1, 2014 · 1 Comment

3rd Annual Venezuelan Beer Tasting — Results

A big thanks to all the brave participants this year. Beer aficionados + copious quantities of beer + ping-pong balls + cups + tables = well, you get the picture. … Continue reading

October 10, 2014 · Leave a comment

3rd Annual Venezuelan Beer Tasting

The time has come again to bite the bullet and taste every single type of beer that is commercially available in the whole country of Venezuela. Like whoa, right? Well, … Continue reading

September 27, 2014 · 1 Comment

Sapporo in Caracas

One of the best sushi restaurants in the city is Fugu. It’s possible to feel under-dressed there, so we go when we have a reason to wear more than t-shirts. … Continue reading

April 28, 2014 · Leave a comment

Bar Sardiña Firenze: One for the locals

I first learned about this bar from a guy who works at the US Embassy and he first learned about it from a Polish expat but I have no idea … Continue reading

November 30, 2013 · Leave a comment

A One-Beer Beer Tasting

The nearest we get to artisan beer in Venezuela is Tovar. It’s not artisan in the Seattle, bathtub-in-the-garage sense of the word artisan but it’s certainly a step up from what … Continue reading

November 15, 2013 · 1 Comment


BEER UPDATE. The prodigal son of beer has returned. This brown Solera, brother to the green and blue, appeared last Spring for about two weeks. Then it went away. Now, … Continue reading

October 23, 2013 · 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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