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Day 8: Moving Up

Apparently my Spanish is far better than I give myself credit. After studying a bit the prior evening, I had no problem with the vocabulary we had learned yesterday. We played a game of Pictionary in conversation class, using the vocabulary words as our guide, and I found no need to have the professor explain any of the words I drew. 90 short minutes later, we were already done with the class for the day, and everything seemed to be barreling along with ease. Continue reading Day 8: Moving Up


The Rosario Contingent (Beyond Messi)

When I tell people that I am going to Rosario this summer during the World Cup, the first words that inevitably fall out of almost everybody’s mouth are:

“You’re going to be watching the World Cup this summer in Lionel Messi’s hometown?!” It is the blessing and the curse of a city that never really got to know its greatest son. Continue reading The Rosario Contingent (Beyond Messi)