Tag Archives: culture

That time we went to Romance Under the Sea

Valentine’s Day. A very divisive holiday. The first Valentine’s Day that Trevor and I were together, he said about a week before the day in question, “We could celebrate Valentine’s Day. Or we could show each other we care about each … Continue reading

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Thought for Food

Two posts in one week?! I know. Lately, I’ve been thinking a lot about food. I mean, who doesn’t, right? But I’ve been thinking about my food choices, and how they are different now that I’m back in the U.S. than how … Continue reading

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Why June is the best month ever

My friends from my Master’s program and I have been talking about June all year. It was to be the best month of the program: warm weather for outings, no classes or theses, half-days of work, and time to do … Continue reading

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What’s Waterloo?

This week, like many, has flown by. However, this week, unlike many, was filled with some mind-boggling and at times entertaining Spanishness. Last Friday, one of my American co-workers and I were invited to have dinner at one of our … Continue reading

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Doctors and mullets, in that order

Today I had my follow-up appointment with the Spanish doctor. I brought him the x-rays of my neck and shoulders and my blood test results. He hemmed and hawed and muttered to himself for a while. Then he said that … Continue reading

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Yesterday was a really interesting day, so I’m going to tell you about it. I arrived at work at my usual time; 3 minutes before I had to be in front of a class teaching. I was scheduled to teach … Continue reading

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But that poor dog!

In this true story, I will leave out the name of a certain Spaniard to protect her (and me). Although, I’m pretty sure she’s not one of the 8 people who read this blog. The other day I had a … Continue reading

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