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I’m moving!

Last Friday, I arrived at the leasing office, application and pay stubs in hand, ready to take an important step towards independence. I was prepared to try and move right after Christmas (December 28) and to pay deposits immediately after emptying my … Continue reading

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There’s no place like home

For the past few weeks I’ve been looking for an apartment. Because, you know, I’m a grown up. I need a life and space of my own. Really, I haven’t looked at that many apartments. Because I fell in love … Continue reading

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My name is Julie and I live with my parents

About two years ago, I devised a plan. At the very last-minute, I decided to apply for a Master’s program in Spain. When accepted into that Master’s program, I would bring my stuff back from Boston, put it in my … 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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The living sitch

I think so far I have alluded to, but not actually explained my living situation here in Spain. It’s kind of a long story, but basically, I found an apartment online that sounded really perfect. It was with two Spanish … Continue reading

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