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Chile from Top to Bottom

Before I arrived in Santiago, I was hooked on watching Drexel student Jesse Rosenstein’s videos of his time here in Chile. (I know that usually refer to people by their first and last initials, but Jesse gave me permission to reveal his true identity.) Jesse studied abroad here during Drexel’s Fall 2014-15 term. 137 palabras más



October. 68 days to go now. Insanity.

As burnt out as I am in teaching, as much as I complain about Chile, I really don’t want my time to be over. 991 palabras más

the practice of positivity

Well, let me tell you, 20 is fantastic.

I’ve started this new decade of my life of right, with healthy doses of friends, laughter, exploration, and, to be honest, Chilean red wine. 614 palabras más

Fiestas Patrias!

Fiestas Patrias is the name of the week long celebrations throughout Chile to celebrate Diciocho – Chile’s  Independence day is 18/11 and 19/11 is the Military day. 508 palabras más

11th District Republicans At Fiestas Patrias

The 11th District Republicans were well represented at the recent Fiestas Patrias parade in South Park.  Our marcers were well received by the largely Hispanic onlookers, as were candidates Doug Basler and Sarah Sanoy-Wright.

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Life in Chile with Video

Just a quick update.  I am on the homestretch of my service.   I have now been in Chile for eight months.  Some days it has felt like the time has been flying by while other days you just wonder how it is only Monday and you can’t imagine surviving the week. 675 palabras más