Monthly Archives: March 2012

La Huelga General and Working!

Today in Spain there is a Huelga General – a general strike. The entire country is demonstrating discontent with any number of things – including (from what I can gather on the internet) unemployment, poverty, the prioritization of banks and … Continue reading

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Aaaand Another Paseito

Yesterday was a truly spectacular day…crisp but delightfully warm in the sun, warm enough that some of my friends even went to the beach! Nope, but not us. We packed up our backpacks and headed back toward the area in … Continue reading

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My Day as a Tourist

I know that sounds strange, because I spend a lot of days – most especially when we are exploring new places – that I feel like a tourist. But today was a little different. C had clients in town, an … Continue reading

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St. Patty’s Day Spanish Style

Yes, believe it or not, in little ole Corrales there were at least two bars that were having St. Patrick’s Day parties on Saturday night. AND it just so happens to be one of our friend’s birthdays. Two perfectly good … Continue reading

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The Way

Last night was a rare occurrence in our house…we actually had a little movie night. I love movies and I’ve watched a ton over the last couple months, all snug as a bug on the couch with my iPad. C, … Continue reading

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Don’t Go Chasin Waterfalls

Bad TLC reference, sorry. But I keep singing it in my head, and who didn’t love that video? Yesterday was a really lovely spring-like day, so after we slept off our Friday night out, we decided to take a drive … Continue reading

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In Today’s News…

We went this morning for my “scheduled appointment” at the Oficina de Extranjeros, with three passport photos in hand in which I am looking very pale and with an exceptionally large forehead, and the tax paid (which you have to … Continue reading

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