Sustainable Water

February 4, 2014

Water. The vital liquid that is abundant in nature, falling freely from the sky, belongs to everyone. Or it should be that way. We hope that some day that’s the case because at this time in Chile, it is apparently not at all. Actually, the water rights in this country are private property and can […]

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Eating Healthy While Traveling

October 23, 2012

This year I have been a bit of a road warrior. In fact, when I departed on a recent business trip to the US, I calculated that I had actually been home (in Santiago, Chile) about 4.5 months the entire year. Not a bad thing. I totally thrive off of being on the move, experiencing […]

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Turn on the Tap, Please

February 8, 2011

I love the summer heat. It makes me thirsty. Really thirsty. I drink at least 2-3 liters of water daily–from the tap. I don’t do mineral water anymore. I choose tap water, normally passed through my trusty old Brita filter. I have decided to avoid buying bottled water indefinitely for my own consumption. The business […]

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Water to Drink / Agua de Beber

March 22, 2010

I was born under the sign of Aquarius, the water bearer, in the middle of a storm of frozen water (snow). Perhaps it was coincidence, but since my appearance in this world, water has been a major protagonist in my life. As a child, I wanted to jump in it, play in it, be in […]

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Public Service Announcement: Travelers to US from Chile

October 19, 2009

Woohoo!! It’s great to be back in the US for the next two weeks. I touched down on Chicago soil yesterday morn on time even after an insanely rerouted and well-timed flight from Santiago, despite some mechanical snafus with American Airlines. Anyway, for the next two weeks, I will be blogging from the US where […]

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Energize and Alkalize

September 16, 2009

Since we moved to our little interim apartment (just the office, a galley kitchen, “meeting” room, and bedroom), life has been crazy busy. Crazy busy as in we have so much work between our growing business, the cookbook we are writing/photographing, and birthing projects like our Eat Wine guide, that the days are 14-16 hours […]

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