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  1. Vagrant Violet

    Full-Time Employment Ad I Found - Job Opportunity for Someone?

    Hi, everyone! I often visit a web page for job opportunities for individuals who have disabilities/disadvantages (physical, psychological, complicated family situations, etc.) that might otherwise impede their likelihood of employment (website is: wearecapable.org). I just saw this post for a...
  2. Vagrant Violet

    Making a Group Donation to Local Non-Profit Organization?

    Hi, all, I am trying to start to gather some ideas regarding how to make a (hopefully) sizeable donation to a local non-profit organization in the next few months. Here's the deal... I am expecting bebé number 2 in a few months. It has been a personally, mentally, physically, and emotionally...
  3. Vagrant Violet

    Writers' Club?

    Hello, all, As some of you may know, I have a personal blog that I maintain, as writing is one of my favorite hobbies. I have also been working for some time now on a memoir about my experiences living in Buenos Aires. Writing a book is really something that I have aspired to for a while. To...
  4. Vagrant Violet

    Unable To Call Arg Using Usa Iphone?

    Hello, all! First and foremost, I want to preface this post by explaining that although this may not be a BAexpat issue per se, due to the specific circumstances, I figured that this was still a valid platform to use to ask. Anyway, here is my spoiled, first world problem... I am currently...
  5. Vagrant Violet

    Eze To Mia For Short Vacay? Questions!

    Hey, guys! I want to plan a solo trip to Miami in late June of this year (leaving from EZE) with the sole purpose of shopping, shopping, and doing some more shopping (enough said!). It would be for about a week or so. As I would be on a budget, I was thinking of simply renting a private room...
  6. Vagrant Violet

    "foreign Spouse, Happy Life"

    I just came across this interesting article from the New York Times. I figured it was worth sharing, as many of us who are married to Argentines can relate! Here it is!: http://www.nytimes.com/2016/10/16/opinion/sunday/foreign-spouse-happy-life.html?smid=fb-nytopinion&smtyp=cur&_r=0 "Studies...
  7. Vagrant Violet

    Ayudemos A David. Please Read.

    Hey, fellow BA Expats, Very few people in my life know that I was gravely ill as a child with Lyme Disease for years. Doctors predicted that I would have permanent neurological and arthritic damage, and would lose my ability to walk, amongst other horrible complications. I am incredibly...
  8. Vagrant Violet

    You'll Never Guess What!...

    Yeah, we apparently have a bus strike starting at midnight tonight for 24 hrs :( (http://www.lanacion.com.ar/1796334-la-uta-anuncio-un-paro-de-24-horas-para-manana) It will affect all buses - Short, medium, and long distance. Just a heads up!
  9. Vagrant Violet

    Beads/jewelry Making Supplies In Ba?

    Hi, ya'll, I want to take up my old hobby of jewelry making. I know that there aren't really "craft stores" per se in Buenos Aires, but wanted to ask if anyone knows of a place where I could buy clasps, wire, seed beads, regular beads, etc. apart from Mercado Libre. Any/all leads are...
  10. Vagrant Violet

    Migrants: Leave Home In Search Of Future; Lose The Past

    "Migration is a good thing, so long as it is voluntary. I believe in the free movement of people. But that’s not to say it doesn’t have a price. I have choices that most of the world’s migrants don’t have. I can go back. And I’m happy where I am" ... I recently came across this article in...
  11. Vagrant Violet

    Looking For Toursity Stuff To Do With Visitor

    Hey, guys! My father is flying from the US to Buenos Aires for 6 days/5 nights this coming week, and I'm still trying to find some fun, touristy stuff to do with him. Since he won't be here for too long, I probably need to limit our activities to Capital Federal and certain parts of GBA (as...
  12. Vagrant Violet

    Lost Permanent Dni- How To Obtain New One???

    Hello all, I'm in a bit of a pickle- I lost my permanent DNI. I've looked positively EVERYWHERE, no luck, no dice. It's gone... D'oh! From what I understand, I need to go through RENAPER to obtain a new DNI, right? The problem is that all the info online that I've seen corresponds to...
  13. Vagrant Violet

    Where To Buy Used/secondhand Cd Player?

    Hi, everyone, I want to buy a CD player (not a discman). Literally, that's the only function that it needs- just to play CDs, not even MP3s, cassettes, radio, and whatnot (although I wouldn't be adverse to those features, either). Nothing fancy at all, as long as it does simply its...
  14. Vagrant Violet

    Question About Maintaining/organizing Past Bills

    Hi, everyone, My husband and I have been living in the same apartment since Jan. 2011. We have all the normal monthly utilities (Aysa, Edenor, Metrogas, and so on), which my husband pays online. I always keep the invoices that we receive in the mail, and if my husband remembers to print out...
  15. Vagrant Violet

    Need Translation Of 3 German Words From Family Document

    Hello, everyone, Does anyone here speak German? A few weeks back when I was visiting the US, I found a handwritten family document regarding my maternal grandfather's immigration history to the US. I have no clue who wrote the document or when or why, but I made a photocopy because I found it...
  16. Vagrant Violet

    Labor/delivery Experiences In Trin Palermo/suizo Arg?

    Hi, all, I am nearing the end of my 2nd trimester of my first pregnancy, and so far, everything has gone well overall. My pregnancy with my son has been healthy and he's been a textbook example of a heatlhy baby (thank God!). My obstetrician attends Trinidad Palermo and Suizo Argentino for...
  17. Vagrant Violet

    Worst. Pregnancy. Magazine. Ever!

    I thought that this was a little gem worth sharing, especially since I imagine most of you aren't currently buying many pregnancy magazines!... This weekend I picked up my monthly copy of "Nacer y Crecer" (an Argentine maternity magazine) from a local newspaper stand. At first glance, I was...
  18. Vagrant Violet

    In Desperate Need Of A New Obstetrician Asap! Please Read!

    Hello, everyone, As some of you may already know, I am almost 18 weeks pregnant with my first baby (about 4 full months along). Last Wednesday, my husband and I went to our obstetrician, who I had been seeing throughout my pregnancy. We were his very last appointment of the day, and toward...
  19. Vagrant Violet

    In Need Of Maternity Pants

    Hi, everyone! My Argentine husband and I are expecting our first in mid-April (we just found out that it will be a little boy!). So far, everything has gone fairly smoothly. In terms of clothes, however, I am barely getting by, but even by now I can't wear my regular jeans and some other go-to...
  20. Vagrant Violet

    Group Prenatal Yoga Classes

    Hi, everyone. I am about to finish my first trimester of my very first pregnancy. I'm finally at the stage where I am not feeling horribly nauseous and although I'm still tired, I want to find a group prenatal yoga/yoga para embarazadas class to join. My motives are not just to have some...
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