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Street Art in Buenos Aires

By Kristance Harlow | December 7, 2018 |
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  Arte Callejero en Ciudad de Buenos Aires A little over a month ago, I was back in Buenos Aires for my sister-in-law’s wedding. It was a bit of a whirlwind because I was not well for most of the trip. I was so sick I had to go to urgent care and get x-rays…

Recovery Sayings One Day at a Time

By Kristance Harlow | February 8, 2018 |
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Doodling, drawing, and coloring impromptu art is a go to method for me to stay centered. Maybe it’ll work for you, too.

Puppy Adoption in Buenos Aires

By Kristance Harlow | January 30, 2016 |
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Where have I been since 2015?  I’ll update you all soon, but this video will give you a hint as to why I’ve been more or less MIA on the interwebs. We adopted a PUPPY! I’ll post a separate article just about puppy adoption in Buenos Aires and what the process was like for us.…

Poverty and Homelessness in Argentina

By Kristance Harlow | December 5, 2015 |
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“How can it be that it is not a news item when an elderly homeless person dies of exposure, but it is news when the stock market loses two points?” Pope Francis

I Was Invisible Until Batman Kicked my Ass

By Kristance Harlow | October 14, 2015 |
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Imagine my surprise when I looked in the mirror and I wasn’t there. I couldn’t see myself, at all. I also couldn’t remember what I looked like. Have you ever had to search for something when you had no idea what that thing looked like? It’s not very easy. I have a vivid imagination and fancy…

fishing in Vermont

My Father Lives On

By Kristance Harlow | June 10, 2014 |
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All of us have unique relationships with our parents. My mother is one of my best friends. She’s my mentor, my rock, and she knows me better than anyone in the world. I called her the other day and admitted, “I feel homesick.” Her immediate response was, “I already knew that as soon as you…

Sunny Seattle and Pike Place Explorations

By Kristance Harlow | May 28, 2014 |
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I know the statistics about the cloudy weather and the rainy days, but after the perfect day I had in Seattle it’s hard to believe such a lively place could ever be constantly covered with such haze.

Most Annoying Things About Argentina

By Kristance Harlow | April 10, 2014 |
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Don’t worry, I haven’t forgotten about my blog readers! I just am expanding my projects and trying something new! New writing coming soon. Thanks for staying tuned my fellow travel lovers!  

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Argentina Street Music and Public Awkward Dancing

By Kristance Harlow | April 8, 2014 |
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Check out my newest video on YouTube, back on the video bandwagon. And this time it is about travel in Buenos Aires, and the street music. Don’t worry I’m as awkward as always in it, but there’s some cool info there too!

Vlogging and Awkwardness

By Kristance Harlow | December 12, 2013 |
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Apologies for the lack of blog posts, this blog isn’t where I earn my keep, but it is where I love to share my stories and thoughts with all my readers. Lately I’ve been busier than ever writing for other websites, working on videos, and cultivating the travel section for a soon to be launched…

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