Don’t visit Mexico

A while back this blog began translating its posts into spanish as a means to attract more readers and allow me to practice the language. This post will be a little different in that we'll mostly use sources in spanish since there are but a few in english. Among sources in english we'll rely very … Continue reading Don’t visit Mexico

The basics: On our frame of reference

Photo by Burst from Pexels Whenever we measure, cut, read, listen to, eat, cook, write, or think about anything, we need something that anchors us to our prior experiences and which allows us to make sense of what we are now going through. This is something that we all do, and, as we tend to … Continue reading The basics: On our frame of reference

The long pause

There is this Spanish podcast that I sometimes listen to. It's a mix of news, sports, business commentary, and some psychology segments published several times per week. During one of those psychology portions they talked about what the most stressful events in our lives are. Having and raising children, moving (as in changing residency) and … Continue reading The long pause

¿Qué son los macronutrientes? – Las proteínas

Photo by Maria Teneva on Unsplash Renuncia de responsabilidad: El contenido de este sitio web ha sido creado con fines informativos únicamente. Tal contenido no debe ser considerado como sustituto a indicaciones médicas, tratamiento o diagnóstico. En posts anteriores hemos hablado acerca de cómo responde nuestro organismo ante la falta de alimentos, sobre el daño metabólico, el efecto … Continue reading ¿Qué son los macronutrientes? – Las proteínas

Lessons from a short trip to Las Vegas

Photo by Pixabay from Pexels So I know I should use this post to tell you about how I went to Vegas last week, and in the process made lots of money, drank several Olympic pools worth of ethanol, and close with something that brings up the "What happens in Vegas, stays in Vegas" line. … Continue reading Lessons from a short trip to Las Vegas

My amor por National Geographic

Source: pixabay.com Hace muchos años, poco antes de salir de la primaria, viajé a Nicaragua con mi abuela. El objetivo principal del viaje fue que ambos conociéramos a la familia del marido de mi tía. Describir el viaje paso por paso requeriría su propio post, lo cual tal vez haré en el futuro, pero por ahora … Continue reading My amor por National Geographic

The lies we tell ourselves

Photo by Gratisography from Pexels Let me tell you a very short story. Some days ago I woke up from a dream that I remembered down to the smallest detail. Such occurrence might seem silly for some of you reading this, but for someone like me, that has a hard time remembering any dream, this … Continue reading The lies we tell ourselves

¿Qué son los macronutrientes? – Los carbohidratos

Photo by Maria Teneva on Unsplash Renuncia de responsabilidad: El contenido de este sitio web ha sido creado con fines informativos únicamente. Tal contenido no debe ser considerado como sustituto a indicaciones médicas, tratamiento o diagnóstico. En posts anteriores hemos discutido las fases metabólicas ante la falta de alimentos, la adaptación metabólica (mal conocida como daño metabólico), el … Continue reading ¿Qué son los macronutrientes? – Los carbohidratos

Patriotism, sacrifice and fake-triotism

Photo by freestocks.org from Pexels If you were to ask the average person on the street what patriotism is, you'd probably get a response about loving or feeling pride for someone's country. Other responses could possibly include actions like showing deference to a flag, to some song like the anthem or joining the armed forces. … Continue reading Patriotism, sacrifice and fake-triotism