I only recently discovered Maria Popova’s blog Brain Pickings, and it has become a daily read for me. Today she tweeted about the birthday of Argentine author Jorge Luis Borges and linked to her great post “Jorge Luis Borges on Writing: Wisdom from His Most Candid Interviews.” I was first introduced to Borges my freshman […]
“As journalists we don’t just have to think about reporting, but also that the information goes down like water.” –Samanta Villar
Both shows available streaming online for free from within the U.S. at MiTele.es.
Argentine author Jorge Luis Borges once said, “Success and failure are two imposters.” Rather than be disappointed when something doesn’t meet my expectations or go as planned, I’m trying to realize life is going to teach me what it wants to teach me, and it won’t happen according to my schedule.
Travel + Leisure has a fun article in its August 2014 issue called “Sleepless in Seville.” It’s written by Andrew McCarthy, whose name rings a bell because he acted in some of the 1980s best movies (Pretty in Pink, St. Elmo’s Fire) before beginning a new career as an author and travel writer. Online, in […]
On Monday I took another step toward improving my Spanish by enrolling in the online course “Fundamentos de la escritura en español” (Fundamentals of Writing in Spanish.) Mexico’s prestigious Instituto Tecnológico y de Estudios Superiores de Monterrey is offering it for free through the learning website Coursera. The course will be a welcome review of […]
This soap opera explores the love lives of young people from different social classes and ideological backgrounds in post-Civil War Spain.
Amar is available for free online streaming from within the United States.