Monthly Archives: November 2011

May I? Of course!

We should have a whole section on here regarding language and other cultural gaffes. I’ve had more than I can count, and many of them are unprintable if we want to keep our “G” rating (actually I am not oblivious … Continue reading

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In my next life I might just have to be a language teacher…

Why because the comedy of it all would add years to my life!  Tonight in looking for a Spanish teacher to tutor me en casa (in my home), I phoned Boo’s vet here.  Both are Alexandra’s… so it was an … Continue reading

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FedEx Would Hate It Here!

Driving here has been a bit daunting. I resisted it for far too long. Terrified of all of the scooters that just go wherever whenever. Terrified of the roundabouts that seem to have no rhyme or reason… no lanes.. cars … Continue reading

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I had a moment of tears today.

I was sitting at Emma’s basketball game, watching her play. Amazing Spanish parents all around me.. who have done nothing but reach out to me (did I say I love the Spanish people?!!)… and yet I found myself missing home. … Continue reading

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I’m not even sure where to start. I guess I’ll start by saying that we have our VISA’s. Thankfully, because we worked with the Spanish Consulate in Chicago, we didn’t have to personally make an appearance to actually get the … Continue reading

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