Monthly Archives: September 2013

Dear Emma and Owen,

  Today I watched a man be buried.  There were 15 or so people at the burial.  Two of them were his “primas” (cousins) the rest were from a non-profit organization who help hungry and homeless people.  You see 15 … Continue reading

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He sat on the corner of Calvet in front of Caprabo

Every time I walked past him, I’d give him money.  I wish I could tell you his name, but I can’t remember it.  It’s unfamiliar to me and complicated and I need to have him write it down.  He has … Continue reading

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The sign in the elevator

Every building in our neighborhood, for the most part, has “porteros” or doormen.  They work from 9AM-8PM daily except for that 2PM-5PM siesta time period.  And if you are lucky, you have a portero with whom you can practice your … Continue reading

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The Camino Santiago 2013 ..

  As if one time wasn’t enough,  I did it again last May.  I walked the same 125 km of the Camino de Santiago… from Sarria to Santiago.  Only this year a few things were changed.  This year, with a … Continue reading

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