The Ride

Around midnight I am sitting in a deserted common room.  In front of me I see a chess board with the troops lined up for battle, and behind it four equal stacks of contraband video discs under the TV table.  To the right is the house phone, sitting atop two phone books on a wooden … Continue reading

15 soles

Definitely on the same page as Mr Blattman: I don’t like reading papers describing “contrived lab experiments”.  This somewhat validates my having taken a class focusing on group theory. Here in Trujillo we gringos are a bargaining bunch.  You wave down a taxi, which screeches to a halt at your feet.  They tell you it’s … Continue reading