Making good on the name of this blog, I’m off wandering again, this my third big move in six months (D.C. to home, home to Buenos Aires, and now Buenos Aires to Rio de Janeiro). Take my word for it: If you can avoid it, don’t ever move around that much in such a short … More Adios Buenos Aires, Ola Rio de Janeiro!
This may not come as much of a shock to many of you, especially if you’ve talked to me or read any of my previous blog posts since returning from Brazil. But… drum roll please… I’m moving to Rio! My ticket is booked. My bags are faaar from packed. And I gotta get on the … More On to the Next One… Bring on the Cidade Maravilhosa!
I recently came down with a bad case of the “first worlders,” or as some might call it, “Americanitis.” That is, I was complaining because the Internet wasn’t working; and my room was hot, but I couldn’t open the window because then I would get eaten bit by bit by mosquitoes because they don’t believe … More A Bad Case of the “First Worlders”
Welp. Bye, D.C. It’s been swell. After what seemed like 362,000 hours of packing and being stressed about moving, I’m finally back at my parents’ home north of Chicago. And by a miracle of god, the guy who checked my bags at the airport didn’t weigh them–probably saving me $125 (!!!) in overweight baggage fees … More Hasta Luego D.C., It’s Been Real.
It’s October 1! How do the seasons come and go so quickly?! The last couple days have gotten downright frigid at night, and living in D.C. for the last seven years (and spending summers in sweltering places like Southern China and Southeast Asia) has made me a huge wuss when it comes to withstanding cold … More Pants Are for the Weak
So after much, much, much deliberation, I have finally decided to take the plunge and a) move out of DC, b) quit my full-time job, and c) move to Buenos Aires. It sounds so fabulous doesn’t it? (Or, depending on who you are, utterly stupid.) Well, we’ll see how good it feels when I have … More Hey young world! I’m the new Slick Rick!