Monthly Archives: February 2012

Quiet Wednesday

I’m keeping myself company everyday this week and being quiet.  It occurred to me the other day that I hadn’t gone to see a movie or even had a meal by myself at a restaurant since I got here.  So … Continue reading

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A Designer Lunch

It’s amazing how many interesting expats I’ve met here in Buenos Aires.  A great number of them came on a holiday and just stayed, some came for work or came here after quitting their jobs, others moved here to support … Continue reading

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Gran Café Tortoni

I’ve never owned or bought a coffee machine, but my apartment in Buenos Aires came equipped with one so I’ve actually been brewing and drinking coffee here.  I haven’t found any good ground coffee (curiously they sell coffee that’s been … Continue reading

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Another Busy Week Ends with a Tennis Match

Thursday evening over a couple of spritzers of Aperol at Cucina Paradiso (my favorite new drink at my favorite new Italian place in BA), my friends and I had a big belly laugh talking about how we’d been so “busy.”  … Continue reading

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Heladería de la Semana: Jauja

OK.  I said I would try a new ice cream shop in Buenos Aires every week but now that I’ve been to Jauja I don’t know if I need to go anywhere else.  This helado artesanal de la Patagonia is … Continue reading

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Calle de los Suspiros, Uruguay

There are many Spanish words I love.  Suspiros is one of them.  Suspiros.  I like all the “S”es and when I say the word slowly I can feel the air in the “oo” roll up from my chest as if … Continue reading

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Doors on Juncal

About three times a week I walk from Palermo to Recoleta to go to my yoga class.  Recoleta is a beautiful neighborhood with gorgeous French style buildings and I can wander around the streets there for hours looking up at … Continue reading

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