Monthly Archives: November 2011

A Glitch in the Process

Sigh. So much for easy peasy as far as this parejo de hecho business goes. We got a letter today from the Spanish powers that be that says that the document – that we went all the way down to … Continue reading

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Two Busy, Busy Days

Phew! Finally sitting down after going for two days non-stop. Let’s see if I can pick out the highlights. Yesterday we drove to Bilbao, which is technically the beginning of Basque Country (and yes, they speak Basque and the signs … Continue reading

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The Orujo Festival!

I had never heard of orujo until I came here, so I am not exactly sure if it’s something that the states even has (I think not). But here it’s a big deal, big enough that for one weekend every … Continue reading

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One of My Top Five Eating Experiences EVER

When I was here with  my girlfriends back in September, C took us to Annua, an award winning restaurant in San Vicente de la Barquera, a lovely coastal town about 20 minutes from here. We went at the tail end … Continue reading

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The Process Continues (and Today’s Thoughts)

This morning we took C’s aunt into Santander (by car) because it is his uncle’s birthday, and he had made some special requests for his birthday lunch: razor clams, lamb tonsils and some sort of fish. So it was going … Continue reading

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More Class and Starting to Plan for Thanksgiving :-)

I went back for my second class today…and I LOVED it just as much as the first one!! We were doing what I think was probably 8th grade exercises (hello present perfect tense!) but it was a really great review. … Continue reading

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Spanish Classes and Baking

So, I started my Spanish classes this morning!! So fun! Like I said, they are private, so it was just me and my teacher, Estela. We probably chatted for the first 45 minutes or an hour…just so she could get … Continue reading

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