Monthly Archives: October 2011

Roots.

We had dinner on Sunday with some friends and were talking about Roots. Thankfully it wasn’t spurred by the fact that I need Jodi here to “fix” my roots, but by the idea of what creates roots for people. Roots … Continue reading

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In Case Anyone Was Wondering…

how important soccer is to Spain.. this is the office where we had to turn in ALLLLLLLLLLLLLLL of our paperwork for Owen to play soccer…  

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Jean Leon…the Vineyard

One of the great things about living here is there are so many fun activities that are coordinated by the relocation agent Christine Martin from Olympic Advisors, Petra of Egner Consulting, the school, and friends. So last Thursday I got … Continue reading

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El Coche!

Well, this has been a big week. I got behind the wheel of a car and made myself drive. It didn’t help at all knowing that two friends of mine here were t-boned by another car while crossing an intersection. … Continue reading

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Are you ready for some futból?

I loved today.  Another great day on almost every front.  Let me start by saying that one of the highlights was probably the 4pm to 6pm nap I took in the afternoon sun.  Sort of lame I admit, but hopefully … Continue reading

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Fun Weekend: Part III – RCD Espanyol vs. Real Madrid

One indicator of how crazy the last two weeks have been with me non-stop traveling is the lack of posts we’ve made to Las Ramblings. I spent the week of 10/3 in the U.S. before bringing back Boo on Emma’s … Continue reading

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Fun Weekend: Part II – Mountain Biking and Feasting

After soaking up Verne and Julie’s hospitality, we headed to Joaquim and Laura’s home in Vallgorguina (and yes this is my second trip to Vallgorguina, which might suggest to you that is some sort of destination town in Spain, it’s … Continue reading

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A Weekend of Non-Stop Fun – Friday/Saturday

Let’s start with our impromptu get together in Turo Park infront of our apartment.  The kids kicking a soccer ball around.  The adults having a beer… and then everyone heading up to the apartment of Michelle and Mark for pizza … Continue reading

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I think this sums the VISA process up…

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How to Make a Paper Airplane..

Owen had to do a project for school. A How To Project.. and he chose “How To Make a Paper Airplane”… here he is practicing.. the night after the hair fiasco… kind a cute cut huh? And fun to watch … Continue reading

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