Monthly Archives: December 2013

What’s happening with the farm house?

I haven’t said much about our house of late, and I’ve only been out there once. Roberto has been handling the supervision and it’s had its ups and downs. He kind of stalled on the septic system trying to figure … Continue reading

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Dazzled by the Lights

Roberto and I arrived in the Centro about 20 minutes before sunset, which is the same time every night (6:30).                          

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El Poder de Dios (The Power of God) House

Christmas has almost arrived here at El Poder de Dios (The Power of God), which is what the family house is known by. Got that name many, many years ago when there was a sign above it, from the previous … Continue reading

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Sights and Sounds of Cartagena

I must have been inspired by the recent poetry reading I attended. (See previous post: Poetry in Cartagena) ūüôā Sights and Sounds of Cartagena Cartagena is rhythm from the clip-clop of donkeys pulling carts to the swish of waves touching … Continue reading

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Poetry in Cartagena

Last night, my good friend Margarita took me to a book presentation and poetry reading by¬†R√≥mulo Bustos Aguirre, (http://es.wikipedia.org/wiki/R%C3%B3mulo_Bustos)¬†winner of several poetry honors including Premio Nacional de Poes√≠a Instituto Colombiano de Cultura, 1993 Premio¬†Blas de Otero¬†de Poes√≠a¬†Universidad Complutense de Madrid, … Continue reading

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