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Going Away Party!

Friday, 14 May 2010 | Views [668]

The Friday before I left Cordoba my girlfriends threw me a Going Away Party.  We ate empanadas arabes and hummus with pita bread.  We also drank my specialty drink of Rasberry Vodka with Tonic Water and lots of lemons!  My friends had never tried this ... Read more >


My Good Deed

Sunday, 21 Mar 2010 | Views [520] | Comments [1]

In Latin America it is very common to see many dogs abandoned in the street.  Some cities are better than others in controlling the population of street dogs.  Here in Cordoba, the street dogs are relatively quiet, seem to be disease free, and not sooooo ... Read more >


My 10 Observations

Sunday, 21 Feb 2010 | Views [567] | Comments [1]

1. I´m the only one who drinks milk ¨straight.¨ Everyone else drinks it as tea and milk, coffee and milk, or as a fruit smoothie. 2. Remember TANG? They love drinking TANG.  3. Its common for all ages to take a ¨nap,¨ or at least, ... Read more >


Photos: January 2010

Friday, 1 Jan 2010 | Photo Gallery


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CHEERS!

Friday, 1 Jan 2010 | Views [416]

Feliz Año Nuevo!  Happy New Year! I wish all my family and friends a fantastic 2010, that will only bring you lots of luck and happiness in whatever life brings your way in this new decade! Bottoms up!


Their Renovating Downtown Cordoba

Saturday, 26 Dec 2009 | Views [379]

The City of Cordoba has put alot of effort in the last six months in improving the downtown area of Cordoba.  It was a disaster to say the least, probably one of the ugliest downtowns in Argentina according to everyone who lives here.  They have ... Read more >


Mendoza, Argentina

Tuesday, 15 Dec 2009 | Views [598]

I went to Mendoza, Argentina for a two-night stay to visit the beautiful landscapes and take a break from the busy, downtown area of Cordoba.  I took an all-day tour with 7 other people and our guide, to see the highest mountain in the western hemisphere ... Read more >


Photos: December 2009

Tuesday, 15 Dec 2009 | Photo Gallery


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Photos: November 2009

Monday, 30 Nov 2009 | Photo Gallery


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Gallery: October 2009

Monday, 19 Oct 2009 | Photo Gallery


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Mother´s Day in Argentina

Sunday, 18 Oct 2009 | Views [610]

Sunday, October 18, was Mother´s Day in Argentina. We celebrated by having the traditional Asado (BBQ)!!  It was delicious as always with a big rack of ribs, some chicken, and lots of salads like beet salad, potato salad, lettuce salad, tomato salad, ... Read more >


Gallery: Sept 2009

Sunday, 6 Sep 2009 | Photo Gallery


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A Nice Sunday Drive

Sunday, 6 Sep 2009 | Views [757] | Comments [2]

I went with Roly, my friend Mili and her boyfriend, Pepe, to Carlos Paz, a tourist town, about 45 minutes outside of Cordoba for a ¨sunday drive¨on Sept. 6.  It was a beautiful, sunny day and there were so many people at the lake having a picnic and enjoying ... Read more >


English Camp for Children

Tuesday, 18 Aug 2009 | Views [789] | Comments [3]

In August, I worked for 3 days at a english camp for children.  It was run by a company called Cordoba Immersions.  The children were between 9 to 11 years old!  They were so respectful and fun to be around!!  The theme was Japanese culture.  Imagine, ... Read more >


Gallery: August 2009

Monday, 17 Aug 2009 | Photo Gallery

Campamento de ingles
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The ¨No Smoking¨ Regulation

Sunday, 2 Aug 2009 | Views [850] | Comments [1]

About 6 months ago the City of Cordoba put in place a No Smoking regulation in public places, luckily a majority of restaurants are following this law. However, all the nightclubs totally ignore this because nobody from the city is going to take the ... Read more >


Gallery: July 2009

Tuesday, 28 Jul 2009 | Photo Gallery


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...And Now It's Time to Get Back to Work

Tuesday, 30 Jun 2009 | Views [579] | Comments [2]

It has been challenging but the "salon de ingles" the classroom is now ready.  The bricklayer who I hired to fix the ceiling, the walls, and to paint, one day just decided to not show up!! So both Roly and I got on ladders and finished painting.... Read more >


The new Classroom

Monday, 15 Jun 2009 | Views [449]

I have decided to rent an office space in downtown Cordoba to make into a classroom and there I will teach English.  The rent is very affordable. And to my advantage of being right in downtown will be getting college students from the two universities ... Read more >


Gallery: June 2009

Thursday, 4 Jun 2009 | Photo Gallery


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