Monthly Archives: November 2011

Five. Hours. In. Ikea.

Never in my whole life would I imagine that I’d be able to say that I quite literally, with no exaggeration, spent FIVE hours in Ikea. But today? Today I spent five hours in Ikea. Actually more than that, it … Continue reading

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Moving Along…

Good news! Today, we received the legalized document that states that I’m single, with both the seal from the US Embassy in Madrid and  a stamp from the Ministerio de Asuntos Exteriores y de Cooperacion, all dated and signed and official. … Continue reading

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Dar un Paseo

According to my super handy Spanish dictionary, “dar un paseo” means “to take a walk.” In the Book of Lynne, taking a walk is what I do when I walk home after lunch. Or if I don’t feel like going … Continue reading

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My First Turkey Day in Spain

10:45 and C is basically passed out on the couch. Our friends just left and I feel exhausted, but I had such a wonderful day. I spent a few hours last night doing most of the prep work…chopping, mincing, grating, … Continue reading

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T-Minus 2 Days!! (And a bit more on The Process…)

Well, first of all, about the process. As I mentioned, the good ole folks who handle the approval process for parejos de hecho in Santander didn’t so much like the paper that we had gone alllllll the way to Madrid … Continue reading

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The Cow Fair

Today was some sort of cow fair (I honestly don’t know what the Spanish name for it is, other than “la feria” which seems to apply to every fair) in the town right next to us, just across the river … Continue reading

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Setting Up House

I’ve come to the realization that…and I say this with 100% certainty…C does not read my blog. Therefore, I am suddenly free to speak of him in whatever way I wish! Hahahahahaha. Not that I’d say anything bad, but it’s … Continue reading

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