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Margaux Rhymes with Fargo

mostly entertaining stories about my life

Some thoughts on living abroad

I was just on vacation in the US for about a month, and am now back in La Serena quarantining, so I’ve been thinking a bit about this weird double-life I live, half in the US and half in Chile. ... Continue Reading →

Out of the frying pan and into the fire

I’m back in the US for a month-long vacation, and I’m absolutely stoked to be home. Mostly for the ability to buy stuff on Amazon (which is not a thing in Chile) but runners-up award goes to the fresh pesto... Continue Reading →

The little-er camera

I went climbing (well, bouldering) yesterday for the first time in a depressingly long time and my forearms were not prepared. If anyone wants to come help me open this jar of pasta sauce I'd appreciate it. In other news,... Continue Reading →

Priorities

Life lately has been a little crazy – last week I taught and co-directed a weeklong virtual science camp for 5th-8th graders, which started just after a quick weekend plane trip to Puerto Montt (southern Chile) to play a fútbol... Continue Reading →

Double chins and chicken wings

Fútbol is not a photogenic sport, at least not for un-graceful players like me. I present you Exhibits A-C, photos from this past weekend's game, the third of the season (Club Deportes La Serena vs Fernández Vial). Now that the... Continue Reading →

A fútbol interview and a missing black hole

Fútbol first, obviously. The opening game of the season is on Saturday, and it's safe to say that as a team, we are fully stoked. Fans still aren't allowed to attend, but we do get to play in La Serena's... Continue Reading →

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