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You have never been in America)))

You have never been in America)))

Friday evening, an art gallery, a lot of people, Sauvignon Blanc, handsome man and real artist is host a party, painting and graphics around, smart casual, noisy, very noisy, guests are coming and going, mixing and moving around. Close-up: a director grabs a main...
Talking with The Wolves

Talking with The Wolves

If you don’t know whatthe  “wolf management” means, Ely, Mivesota is where you can learn more about it. In thisl town of about 15 thousand people near the Canadian border is situated the “International wolf center. According to...
Laundromat Reflections: A Slice of American Life

Laundromat Reflections: A Slice of American Life

The thought of me doing it in the U.S. gave me a little anxiety.  Doing self-service laundry, that is.  You see, in Manila, it is easy, quick and inexpensive to get someone else to do the laundry, often by hand.  The thought of figuring out the types of...
“Transparency” with Strings Attached

“Transparency” with Strings Attached

If Cargill was a publicly held company, its revenues would rank it 10th on the Fortune 500 list, between Valero Energy and Ford Motor Co (http://www.reuters.com/article/2013/08/07/cargill-results-idUSL1N0G80MF20130807). So came as a surprise that the company —...
Colombianismos – Let’s test Cargill

Colombianismos – Let’s test Cargill

Let’s see what Cargill people think “transparency” is about. Dear Cargill people:  Thank you very much for having us on Thursday morning in your mansion. Lunch was good, the fruits were tasty (particularly the strawberries and the pineapples)...

The animals in my neighborhood

You might say that animals such as squirrels and rabbits are residents’ neighbors or parts of people’s life in University of St. Thomas. However, as a newcomer who has just stayed in St. Paul for a week, I can’t help stopping to watch or have a photo...

EATING RICE IN AMERICA

As a kid, I used to think the whole world ate rice. Then, at 7 years old, my parents took me on a month-long trip to Europe. I realized I was wrong. People ate other stuff like bread, potatoes, and other stuff unfamiliar to a young Filipino boy! I...