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My Annual Thanksgiving Post

I’ll skip the part where I say it’s been forever, because, well, that’s how I’ve started my last few posts. So I’m going with the assumption that it’s just a given. Moving on. Today we had our Third Annual Corrales … Continue reading

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Madrid, Galicia and Asturias…

I just got home after being away for 17 days. 17 days is sort of a long time. The first two weeks I was in Madrid for a very super-intense training course. By very super intense, I mean I left … Continue reading

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Visitors, Sightseeing, and Chickens

Two days after returning from Ponferrada, my parents showed up.  The timing of their visit was based on the date of our July Spanish wedding celebration, so they were in town a few days before, and stayed a few days … Continue reading

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REALLY Being Hospitaleros

Well, the time had come. We  packed our bags for two weeks, took a delightful detour, and we – just like the GPS lady says – arrived at our destination. Ponferrada. First a little about Ponferrada. It’s in the province … Continue reading

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And then came May and June…

In May we were settling back in from all the excitement around the wedding, our trip to Tuscany, and we were both back to work right away (which is why our trip to Tuscany was like a mini-moon…). And in … Continue reading

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Woops

Wow, I knew it had been a while since I had posted anything…but I didn’t realize it had been since MARCH. Good grief. That’s too long. I am constantly seeing things and experiencing things that I immediately think I have … Continue reading

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Mary, Mary, quite contrary…

I have always wanted a garden. I love two things about it, really. One is the concept of working on something and actually seeing (literally) the fruits of your labor. The other is, how awesome it would be to walk … Continue reading

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Rioja and Being Hospitaleros

A few weeks ago, we spent a weekend at an albergue (pilgrim’s hostel on the Camino de Santiago) in Grañón, a teeny tiny town of just over 300 people in Rioja. We had stayed at this albergue on the Camino, … Continue reading

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Pais Vasco (Basque Country)

Over the last month or so we have made two trips to Pais Vasco, or Basque Country. Basque Country borders Cantabria to the east and is probably most well known in the states for the cities of Bilbao and San … Continue reading

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Two Winter Outings

Over the last week or so, we took a couple of lil excursions. The first was following a stop in Santander for what ultimately proved to be a bit of unsuccessful Christmas shopping. But oh well. We ate lunch there … Continue reading

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