Archive | November, 2008

Hope and Halloween

Western culture can often translate in strange ways when brought to Bolivia. Halloween, for instance. Tonight is the 3rd of November, and this is when Bolivia celebrates Halloween. I’m sure there’s a very sensible reason for this, and I’m just not in the know – even if it’s as simple as bumping it to Monday […]

Rough Semester

Decision: One Normal Year

I have had a rough semester, and it’s rather neatly of my own doing. I’ve been stretching out my burn-out for too long, and then this semester I began a graduate program. I had very good reasons for doing so, but the result has been rather ridiculously harrowing. In my first term (two 8-week terms […]