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Lessons From my Experience in Uruguay

February 9, 2009


On the plane flight back from Uruguay I jotted down a few of the larger lessons that I learned in my time out of country. I have added a few items to that list in the subsequent month. They are as follows: Do work I am interested in and can be passionate about. I have […]

The Beers of Uruguay

January 25, 2009


Those of you out there who know me well know that I am very interested in beer as a hobby. Interested in the sense that I like to try different varieties and brands, not in the sense that I like to see how many I can drink in one sitting (getting drunk has never been […]

Te Quiero

January 16, 2009


A poem by Uruguayan poet Mario Benedetti. It is a love poem to his activist wife written while he was in exile during the years of the military dictatorship in Uruguay (from 1973 to 1985). I love the second to last line (I adore you in my paradise…) which is a beautiful statement about choosing […]

Good Friends

January 7, 2009


I am sorry for this very long post. Some things require more to do right. The most difficult part of my job is the temporary nature of it. As a consultant, I am sent to various companies and am constantly working with different teams of people. I find that I always form tight relationships with […]

Museos en la Noche

January 4, 2009


Every year since 2005, Uruguay has held a special event called “Museums in the Night”. From 8pm to midnight, many of the museums throughout the country are open free of charge. There are special events at each of the museums, including plays, music, lectures, and tours. This year, 67 museums throughout the country (33 in […]

Life After Uruguay (LAU)

December 25, 2008


I am writing this post from North America, having flown back last weekend. My eleven weeks in Uruguay passed very quickly and now I am moving on to whatever is next. In the immediate future I have two weeks of vacation time to relax and decompress. I have a ton of pictures to sort through, […]

Cabo Polonio – Provoking the Sea Lions

December 15, 2008