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Month: August 2017

That whole Spanish language thing

That whole Spanish language thing

“You’re hot then you’re cold You’re yes then you’re no You’re in then you’re out You’re up then you’re down You’re wrong when it’s right It’s black and it’s white We fight, we break up We kiss, we make up” Hot n Cold – Katy Perry Warning: Lots of words, few pictures (but I am in the process of loading pictures to the “Pictures” page). Hearing music that I can understand is somewhat of a relief. I didn’t realize how…

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Hugs and Kisses, Lots of Kisses!

Hugs and Kisses, Lots of Kisses!

My first impression of Mendoza = squished. Omaha has a river to the east, but nothing else constricting it, so it’s very spacious. I am used to spacious. I’ve never spent a lot of time in large cities, so I do not know exactly what to compare this place to. Mendoza isn’t a large city by any stretch. Mendoza proper is actually kind of small, and the metro area is only slightly larger than Omaha, but it feels similar to…

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Technical Difficulties

Technical Difficulties

Leg 3 of my 4-part flight to Mendoza sat on the runway in Bogota for over an hour due to “technical difficulties” (I’ve worked in the service industry long enough to know that phrase means, “something’s wrong here but we have absolutely no clue what it is”). It took a while to work out those “difficulties,” or we just got lucky, but eventually we took off. On my original itinerary, I was supposed to arrive in Santiago sometime around 6am…

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‘Install Now’ / ‘Remind Me Later’

‘Install Now’ / ‘Remind Me Later’

Software updates, they suck. Every device I own is always asking me if I want to update the software or if it would like to “Remind me later” (‘later’ in computer language roughly translates to ‘how about again in 5 minutes’). Like everyone presented with this question I punch the “Remind Me Later” button because I know that what I need to do now is more important than watching a circle spin around on my screen–despite how fun that is….

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