Buenos Aires – The Haircut [Week Three]

Buenos Aires – The Haircut [Week Three]

I I got a haircut this weekend. It was my first big venture into the Spanish-speaking world all by myself. I was armed with Google Translate and my request: “Quiero un corte de pelo.” I made it through the initial exchange pretty well. I asked if they had time, the...
Buenos Aires – Worlds Collide [Week Two]

Buenos Aires – Worlds Collide [Week Two]

I I thought I’d start this week out with a little segment I’m calling American In a Foreign Land. Here is my confession: I tried to turn the water on with the soap dispenser yesterday. To my credit, the water dispenser was one of those automated things that only work...
Buenos Aires – Transitions [Week One]

Buenos Aires – Transitions [Week One]

I This past week was about transitions. That might seem like a “duh, Sam” statement, but it’s always surprising to live the transition of moving to a brand new place. For example: A time difference, even of only three hours, requires adjustment. (The one saving grace...

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