Archive | July, 2008

Life in Bolivia: Check the Poo!

With David, my ten year old brother, down with two types of amoeba parasites, three types of typhoid, and a bacterial infection… well, checking the poo has become a regular practice in the house this week. As another sibling marches down the street to the lab for testing, certain songs are being sung:

Appointments in the Land without Watches

Bright-eyed and bushy-tailed this past Tuesday morning, I had an orthodontist appointment. Keep in mind one of my curious third-world quirks. This is Bolivia, yet somehow even though I’m surrounded by Latina Barbies with extremely glittery layers of makeup, I only usually bother with ironing and makeup for business meetings and special events. I’ve used […]