When your best friend spends $69 to send you a package and it takes over a month to reach you, you make sure to let him know that you got it and love it! And then you guilt him into sending himself the next time. Thanks, Love! You brightened my day as always. Now, get … Continue reading Robert’s Package Arrives!
What happens when three intelligent people (one from Uruguay and two from the United States) are interested in learning about cultural, societal, and political differences between the two countries? Nicolas, my Mom, and I had a fascinating conversation (half in Spanish and half in English) comparing the cost of living for a family of two … Continue reading Uruguayan/American Conversations
Mail in Uruguay is spotty at the best of times. Send a package regular mail from the states for Christmas...expect it to arrive for Valentine's day. And with the arrival of summer, you never know when you are going to get mail. There was a huge mail strike not too long ago, and the mail … Continue reading Love from the States
Let’s backtrack a bit. I stepped back onto US soil on June 26th. After 14 hours in the air and 5.5 hours in airports, I made it to JFK airport at 11:53pm. I was tired, smelly and sore which equates to grumpy gills. Not even going to lie, one of the greatest pleasures is stepping … Continue reading US Soil Again