Tag Archives: home

Let’s start at the very beginning

This is the sunrise this morning from the back patio at work (I got here really early). It was gorgeous. Obviously the camera on my phone doesn’t do the colors justice. So I’ve been blog-absent for a while. There just hasn’t … Continue reading

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Thankful

“The foolish man seeks happiness in the distance. The wise man grows it under his feet.” -James Oppenheim There came a time in my life when I realized that Christmas mornings were never again going to meet or exceed my … Continue reading

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Adventures in hometown living

I’ve been back home for almost two weeks now. That’s enough time to adjust, don’t you think? Since I’m unemployed, that means I have plenty of time on my hands. Time enough to apply for jobs every day as well … Continue reading

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My relationship with Spain: Love-hate

First, a couple of random stories. Remember the physical therapy I’m supposed to do for my neck? Well, I’ve been going for the last three weeks now. On my first day, I was careful to dress appropriately. Meaning, I wore … 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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Too legit

Here I am, back in Madrid! After I arrived, I immediately settled right in to my old routine. It felt good, and odd. Like I was never gone, and that’s how it feels when I’m home too–like I never left. … Continue reading

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A long December…

2009 is coming to a close, and it’s time for a new year–and a new decade–to begin. 2009 has been a year of changes and adjustments. I left my job in Boston to move to Spain with a plan of … Continue reading

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