So, before I got here to Buenos Aires, practically every person who had ever spent any time here before told me to be careful of the cab drivers because they are notorious for slipping you fake bills. Well, a couple weeks in, don’t you know I get one. The guy was so nice and friendly … Continue reading Monopoly Money
this past weekend was the holiday “Day of the Worker,” meaning that everyone gets the day off, but, ironically fell on a Saturday…anyway, so I decided that I had to take advantage of the break from Saturday classes and see a bit more of the country. I’ve been here about 6 weeks now and haven’t … Continue reading off for an adventure
Since getting to Buenos Aires I’ve been part of the young adult’s group at the church and tonight we had a photo scavenger hunt. Basically each team had a list of things to find and take a picture of in a set amount of time, and the team with the most by the end of … Continue reading Photo Scavenger Hunt
Sunday a bunch of people came over to help us paint my new apartment. About a week ago I moved in with this girl the Strong’s introduced to me from Columbia. She’s absolutly fantastic. But even though she’s been living in this apartment for over a year, its like she moved in yesterday. sort of felt like moving in … Continue reading Apple green walls + 10 friends + lasagna = perfect Sunday afternoon
One of my goals while living here in Buenos Aires is to train and complete a marathon. That’s a full out 26 mile marathon. Well, still a long way from there, but just completed the first step. Ran the “Run for Water” 6k race (http://liveearth.org/en/therunforwater), which is an event designed to bring attention the crisis … Continue reading Run for Water 6k Road Race
So it’s been three weeks of classes so far. That means 33 hours of lectures and class discussions all in Spanish. Plus, I don’t even know how many reams of paper of class readings -also all in Spanish. Still struggling. I bought myself a voice recorder so that I can tape the lectures with the … Continue reading I Speak in Class!