Monthly Archives: May 2011

in Chile : My Mom and her Art

My mom taught me to knit, to crochet, and to do lots of things.  She’s always been so crafty and always doing hand work.  So many cool and beautiful things.   All the time, since my brothers and I were … Continue reading

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in Chile : Pucón and its flowers

In search of ‘spring’ here in the Pacific Northwest (it feels and looks like winter still) I’m sharing with you these flowers.  So beautifully made. Pucón is a small town close to Villarrica.  It’s on the east side of the … Continue reading

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::: this moment :::

A beautiful and fun Friday ritual. Inspired by SouleMama. {this moment} – A Friday ritual. A single photo – no words – capturing a moment from the week. A simple, special, extraordinary moment. A moment I want to pause, savor and … Continue reading

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in Chile : Villarrica

Villarrica. This is, I think, my favorite place.  My parents have had this place for almost 40 years and it’s just beautiful.  I’m glad to share it with you. Volcán Villarrica and Lago Villarrica. this curtain I crocheted it for … Continue reading

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in Chile : VALDIVIA : Fuerte de Corral

We visited an old fort. El Fuerte de Corral. The Chapel. The General Store. The same Pacific Ocean than at home. Our other photographer in the family. I love it. Tío Andrés.

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::: this moment :::

A beautiful and fun Friday ritual. Inspired by SouleMama. {this moment} – A Friday ritual. A single photo – no words – capturing a moment from the week. A simple, special, extraordinary moment. A moment I want to pause, savor and … Continue reading

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in Chile : VALDIVIA

To continue with our visit in Chile I would like to take you further south from Temuco, where my parents live and where I grew up.  To Valdivia. Valdivia is a small city, very similar to where we live now. A river … Continue reading

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in Chile : food – comida

Oh… there’s so much to taste. So much! Here’s pictures of just a few foods we tried and saw. Abalones. Completo.  Cerveza. Verduras. Frutas en la feria. Chandi. Pescado. Mariscos. Castañas. Merquén. Queso fresco.  Membrillos. Cochayuyo. Murta o Murtilla. Piñones … Continue reading

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in Chile : plants – plantas

Chile is in autumn right now.  So we went from the beginning of a new spring in the Pacific Northwest, to a fall.  Pretty much same weather, cooler nights maybe, but fruits and flowers were different. For sure. Beautiful autumn … Continue reading

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in Chile: first stop : TEMUCO

We had a good time while visiting in Chile.  Lots of family to see and play with.  Lots of fun.  Here’s some photos in Temuco.  A visit after over six years. The view from Oma and Tata’s apartment. At night. … Continue reading

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