Katie and I headed out on Saturday for Carmelo. It had been a shit week and really a shit six months. This overnight was needed for both of us. Katie made a list of all of the places she wanted to visit before her move to Colombia. I am beyond grateful she saved Carmelo for … Continue reading Carmelo with Katie
It is official! I am the official title holder of Leonardo DecapriGol. Mom and I headed to the escribana (kind of like a lawyer) to pick up the official title. That should be the most exciting part. But in all honesty, it was just more legal stuff and a quick signature. The car was technically … Continue reading Leo Gets a Bath and I Get a Title
It was supposed to be Wednesday, but this is Uruguay where delays are inevitable, so Thursday at 6:30pm Mom and I Ubered my hopefully last sober Uber to the house of the notary. As we were pulling up, Miguel and his wife were pulling up in my soon to be car. I had a check … Continue reading Leonardo DicapriGol
I was adamant that I did not want a car when I moved to Uruguay. Thought for a hot second about a scooter only to find out they slaughter scooters on Uruguayan roads, so I said, "Nah, better not." I lucked out making friends with a person who had a car, (though his car is … Continue reading The Road to Leo
Before I was about to leave for Uruguay, I realized that my Tennessee license was going to expire on my 30th birthday. So my dad and I headed to the Texas DMV to get a new Texas license. Long story short, the process was way more tedious than we thought, AND I would have had … Continue reading She’s Got A License to Drive!
It wasn't enough I had to learn temperature, weight, and speed conversions. No big deal subtracting two every time I looked at a clock past noon. (F-you military time!) The United States has screwed me over once again by having automatic cars! I know. I know. Manual DOES exist in the US, but let's be … Continue reading A little Throttle, A little Choke