Monthly Archives: August 2011

A Train Trip in California

After our adventure with the TSA airport thugs at the Mexican border, we embarked on an alternative: my dream of riding Amtrak with Mary from Emeryville, California to Denver in an Amtrak sleeper berth. I made the trip in an … Continue reading

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George Carlin on Protracted Childhood

I wrote a few posts about one of my peeves, protracted childhood in Chile, Brazil and the USA, without realizing that someone had already covered the topic better than me, so take it away, George Carlin:

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Chile Articles: Chapter 2

Rise of Consumer Credit in Chile and Brazil Leads to Big Debts and Lender Abuses Chile and Brazil, two of the region’s healthiest economies — are going through growing pains as the use of credit grows. The credit-fueled spending has … Continue reading

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