Tag Archives: Spain

Losing a friend

I lost a friend this week. Ana is her name. She moved here from Spain three years ago, because of her husband’s company’s involvement in a local engineering project. Our first encounter was serendipitous. A woman I had heard of … Continue reading

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Cultural exchanges

How much can we learn about the culture of a country when we spend one night here, two nights there and pass through many towns and cities in the space of a few weeks? That’s the question I’ve asked myself … Continue reading

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Traveling light

On Saturday, in anticipation of a trip to Spain, my husband and I attended a class to learn how to pack a suitcase.  While this may seem akin to taking a class on tying one’s shoes, if you saw how we … Continue reading

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