Today we were instructed to “meet at the south door of the cathedral at 9:00am”. We arrived and found Carol Jones and Luca waiting in this beauty: We were off on an adventure. Carol is an Argentine, by way of a Texan cowboy grandfather who moved here to herd cows over the Andes. She’s probably in … More Today: A Cabalgata with Carol Jones
Jenny studied Spanish in college, high school, and middle school for a total of about 9 years (though middle school barely counts). David studied Spanish for about 6 years. However, we haven’t used it much in the last 5 years, and not seriously for over 13 years. I’m happy to report that in our first … More Hablamos Espanol!!!
After a few days in Buenos Aires we hopped on a plane and headed as far south as we could go. This placed us in the city of Ushuaia, the southernmost city in the world and the closest place to Antarctica. It’s summer here and Buenos Aires can be very hot, but Ushuaia is much … More Tierra del Fuego and Penguins!
We have been utter failures at blogging thus far, but we’ve been busy having a blast! We got a new Chromebook for this adventure and are still trying to figure out our photo situation. I’m going to bed right now, but I wanted to post a quick video, and a promise to post in the … More Today we went to a Glaciar
I’m writing from the hammock of a rooftop patio in Buenos Aires; it’s about 60 degrees with a slight breeze and I can hear a dog barking and people in the nearby park. I’ve been drinking direct from a $5 bottle of wine. It’s 20:41 (8:41PM) and the sun has set just a bit ago … More It has begun!
I gave notice to quit my job with Boston Bikes in June and finished in September. Since then, people have asked me what I’m doing, what’s next, what’s the plan, what are we doing. It has felt a bit stressful and I’ve felt inadequate in my answers…..until now! We’re back at it. We have booked … More Vamos a Sudamerica!
On December 25, 2006, I began knitting a blanket, starting it on my Memere’s needles with my Vovo’s yarn. It was the Christmas after my dad had a heart attack and triple bypass surgery and I was living alone in Providence, RI. I decided the blanket would be for him, but I didn’t know quite … More The Traveling Blanket Reaches Its Home
(if you receive this post by email, I highly recommend that you click in to view it on the website) We have a loose tradition with my brother-in-law and sister-in-law-to-be to get together every few months and undertake a baking project out of one of the cookbooks that we both have. That is when my … More My macaron obsession
David and I just celebrated our two year wedding anniversary, which is crazy because it feels like not too long ago that I was blogging about wedding planning! I realized that while I did a ton of work to make an awesome wedding video (which I put to DVD), I never shared it online! It’s … More 2 Years and a Video I never Posted
This is the third and last blog entry about our cruising experience. Check out previous entries about what we did and vacation vs travel. Here is some quick and simple advice – some of which I wish I knew before going! —– Get a room with a balcony: This is our top advice. Spend the extra … More Cruising: Simple Advice