Monthly Archives: November 2009

How to beat the Thanksgiving blues in Madrid

Step one: Decide last-minute to go to a Thanksgiving dinner attempted by Spaniards. I was really sad this year to not be home for Thanksgiving. It’s my favorite holiday! And it was tough to think about everyone else eating a … Continue reading

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Giving Thanks

Thanksgiving is my favorite holiday. I like it because, unlike other holidays, there isn’t the pressure of having great expectations. All you expect on Thanksgiving is to be around family and to eat a lot of food. This year, I … Continue reading

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Small update and overdue photos

You know what’s funny? I get really annoyed when I go to my Google Reader and there are no updates. I’ve gotten addicted to blog reading and Dear Prudence (what? I don’t have access to that much TV) and when … Continue reading

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I’m still here

Fall arrived this week in Madrid. It’s been a long time coming, and a gradual and pleasant transition. This is the first week I noticed leaves on the ground, and only the second night in which I’ve felt chilly even … Continue reading

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