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

5 Travel Bloggers I Especially Like

As of a year ago, my full experience with online writing was – I had read one neighbor's, one cousin's and one friend's blog. Now, in the past nine months, I've read hundreds. This year, part of the fun of writing a blog is I'm also reading work online by people who live across the … Continue reading 5 Travel Bloggers I Especially Like

Where in the World?

Where would you like to travel? Let's pretend for a moment that the cost, the time off, and the organizing would take care of themselves... Where would you like to go? What would be the location that would be the biggest stretch for you? I'd like to visit more of Latin America. I speak Spanish. … Continue reading Where in the World?

The Economic Side of the Equation

On the plane to Buenos Aires in 2002, I read the Chilean newspaper. The tumult of protests in Argentina’s capital was front page news. I struggled to swallow. How would I tell Evan we were headed for trouble? I bit my lip, exhaled, then touched his shoulder saying, “Honey, I don’t know how to tell … Continue reading The Economic Side of the Equation