Explaining the cultural history of the Saint Nicolas (Sinterklaas) tradition of the Netherlands and the significance of Black Pete (Zwarte Piet).
For one stretch I’d dream my teeth would be coming loose, fall out or shatter in my mouth. I would […]
Challenges of a Cultural Chameleon
I’m dealing with a crisis of confidence from incomprehension. It’s been 1.5 years since I arrived in the USA and […]
Over the past weeks my dreams have been of fairly short duration–which is nice–except for the one time I dreamed […]
A Culture Shock of Something Familiar
– December 2013 CHILE – Chile–the 37th most wealthy country in the world–was recently given ‘high income’ status. After having […]