We’ve been here for 7 weeks and we leave 5 weeks from today. All novelty of seeing that we “can” live here again with our family of 5 (set up a household, attend school, work remotely, communicate with local merchants) has worn off. At times we’re frustratingly weary of the hassles (oh, have I overlooked the topic of endemic head lice in Argentina?) and we yearn for simple California routines. Else, we may get too used to the simple routines here. Like having a kilo of ice cream delivered after a late night dinner so we don’t have to leave the couch (which itself is vying for the “world’s most uncomfortable” prize) where we squeeze in together to watch “The Day After Tomorrow” on Chris’s laptop screen and laugh about the tidal wave that wiped out NYC. Argentina was looking like a good place to be in that movie! Only 5 more weeks to make more memories like that one. We’d better slow down and enjoy them.
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