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Empanadas or postres?

Empanadas or postres?
Dear Reader, if faced with the daily choice of chicken/beef/ham empanadas (meat-filled dough pockets) or creme/carmel/cherry-filled glazed pastries virtually every morning for breakfast–because that’s all the Paraguayans seem to eat for breakfast–what would you do?   Oh, probably scream for a bagel with cream cheese.  Neith [...]

My grandmother passed away

My grandmother passed away
My grandmother passed away today.  I am very distraught.  She was my last living grandparent.  My father also passed away, and only my mother remains.  My ancestry is quickly becoming a thing of the past.

Pondering Both Sides

Pondering Both Sides
Yesterday the weather changed with Mother Nature’s volatile mood.  Snow fell throughout the country for most of the day.  In a rare weather phenomenon, lightning and thunder crackled while snow fell.  The weather repeatedly grew bright and sunny, then dim and drury, then warm, cold, and frigid.  The snow at times fell soft and friendly [...]