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The Madness of my Expat Dog

Anyone who knows anything about my dog, Padfoot, knows that he is really weird. He has many fears and very strange tastes. After 4 years with my beloved half-brained pup, I have become so accustomed to his idiosyncrasies that I often forget that they are weird at all. This came to my attention the other day when I was… Continue reading

Getting Locked Out: Human Perspective vs. A Dog’s

Recently, I locked myself out of my apartment. This was literally the first time in my life I have locked myself out of a home or car. In fact, for about 5 years I had AAA lock out coverage. I used it exactly three times- once for my friend Abby and twice for my ex-boyfriend. Sure, when I was a kid and not deemed responsible enough for a set of keys... Continue reading

Gossip: My Main Man in Buenos Aires

There is a very special man in my life here in Buenos Aires. Some of you may know about him, some of you may not. This man is a little complicated, he often causes me a great deal of stress, costs me a little too much money and worst of all – hogs the bed. Continue reading

How to Use an Argentine AC

When summer came around in Buenos Aires, I finally wheeled out the little AC unit my landlord pointed out to me months ago but never explained how to use. It took me a few minutes to figure it out and once I did, I couldn't get over how ridiculous it is. I thought I'd share the experience with all of you. Continue reading

No Ladro en Español

For those of you who do not know, I have a dog named Padfoot. Yes, like the Harry Potter character. He’s a very special dog, the kind that involves a lot of explanation. He has always been special, but moving to Buenos Aires... Continue reading