Breaking the Chains of Attachment
As he grew older, he began drawing and became a tattoo artist before moving to the U.S. “You come here, of course, to make money and be free, but sometimes you get stuck and you realize that you’re chained to your job, you can’t do what you want ...
What's With Polacks and Whores?
but actually means "Don't bullshit me, brother!"), in anger ("Eres un pinche güey" is "You're a fucking idiot"), or as a boast ("No me haces güey"—"You won't ... has a cousin who is an American who will do the transfer for him. Anyways, if I was ...
"Vargas Llosa is an old scam artist »
Petras: Well, all the democratic governments do this, they all need some kickbacks and bribes. -Because they have been privatizing and have handed over the industry to the financiers and they don’t have any other means ... haces de estos temas, la ...
Pilgrim's Progress / Camino de Santiago works its magic on a non-believer
But if you do it the old way - the right way ... In Spanish, the verb for what we were doing is peregrinar, "to go on a pilgrimage." But it has a deeper meaning. Like many Spanish words, it connects to another idea in a way that English usually leaves ...
'Desperate Housewives of Roland Park'
What was I supposed to do? Go online? Hit the bars ... The next week I was sitting at my desk when I felt someone standing behind me. "¿Qué haces?" asked Humberto. "Trabajo," I replied. I haltingly explained in Spanish that I am a writer.