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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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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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Before and after pictures

After numerous requests, I’ve decided to post before and after pictures of the haircut experience. Now, notice, I said “pictures” and not “photos.” These will be an artist’s rendition. Look, there I am. Smiling, happy. Donning the haircut I’ve had … 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

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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A note on culture

On Mondays, I used to like to go to the grocery store during my lunch break… until I figured out it was the worst idea ever. Even a simple trip to the grocery store in this country is not simple. … Continue reading

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