Top 5 Posts of 2018

Thank you Fake Flamenco readers for a great 2018! Starting from zero in March of this year, I've created a website, published e-says weekly (60 total!), visited blogs and met wonderful people like you. I reveled in writing, commenting, and conversing with readers. Each month of nine blogging was an education for me in how … Continue reading Top 5 Posts of 2018

Photos of Favorite Spots in Chile

These are the photos I wanted to show you! My diligent website is good at publishing my work on the date I ask. However, I am no match for its computer efficiency. My mistake. Luckily, when I named my site Fake Flamenco, I set expectations at imperfect! Back to my favorite Chilean places. I couldn't … Continue reading Photos of Favorite Spots in Chile

A Chilean Christmas

What does December bring to mind? Snow drifts? Elves? Menorahs? Holiday lights? Most likely winter. Could summer arrive in December? As someone who grew up at 45ºN latitude, the question seems absurd. Although, later in Texas I experienced Decembers that were not very cold, they were still called winter. In Arizona and New Mexico, people … Continue reading A Chilean Christmas

Where are you from? Part II

Immigration IQ, Part II Thanks for your responses! What does a US citizen look like? Funny how the people who read my blog could surmise that the answers were not easy to guess. Although race, age and gender don't reveal who is an immigrant, in our daily interactions sometimes we believe we can guess where … Continue reading Where are you from? Part II

¿Quién es el o la inmigrante? 1a parte

Cuatro amigos me han contado de su herencia o sus historias de inmigración a los Estados Unidos para el ensayo de esta semana. Mira sus fotos abajo y contesta cinco preguntas al pie de la página por favor. Escoje la(s) letra(s) correspondente(s) de la(s) persona(s) en las fotos para responder. Es posible que haya más … Continue reading ¿Quién es el o la inmigrante? 1a parte