Monday, March 14, 2011

T Minus 6 Days

T minus 6 days.  I will depart LAX on Sunday, March 20th with with a one-way ticket to Buenos Aires. I am taking the leap, people.  Off to live life in Argentina as an expat.  I am so nervous/excited/incredibly unorganized I don't quite know what to do with myself. I feel like 6 days is an eternity and not nearly enough time all at once.  Below are my stats for the day: 

  • Chatting on Google talk about the trip:  5 hours (damn you Google talk)
  • Working:  4 hours
  • Packing:  7 minutes (if you count the times I tossed some stuff into the open suitcase on the floor after becoming frustrated with tripping over said stuff)
  • Eating:  2 hours
  • Reading online articles about Buenos Aires:  2 hours  
  • Looking around my mess of a room in dismay while trying to find a starting point, and then promptly giving up: 1 Hour (cycle was repeated many times)
  • Staring off into space or at the wall and daydreaming:  2 hours

Of course there was significant overlap between the above mentioned activities, and yet I don't feel like it necessarily paints the picture of a productive day.  Hmmm.  I should probably improve on that packing time tomorrow. Yes....tomorrow. 

Until then!

Rachelle

8 comments:

  1. Welcome to Buenos Aires. Need any information or help, just send me an email at john.barbazette@gmail.com. Un beso.

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  2. You will be made more than welcome here. The Ex-Pat community is good, and always willing to help new arrivals. We have a Group who head out every Friday night for Frinks (Friday Night Drinks), and the weekly event is posted on the BA Expat Site, and we have a Facebook page (Frinking).

    Where are you staying when you arrive? Any further info, drop me a note on Liam3494@gmail.com

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  4. Thank you for the warm welcome, gentlemen!

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  5. I'm curious to know why you're doing this?

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  6. 4 weeks later and we're wondering the same ? Que Pasa?

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