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holidays (written january 10, i forgot to upload)

Friday, 6 Mar 2009 | Views [456]

Holidays.  I like the holidays.  Which is strange, because if you ask me during the holidays, I´ll say ¨I hate the holidays.¨ They stress me out, make me feel alone, etc.  But THIS holiday season was a great one.  I had a laid-back Christmas Eve and Christmas, ... Read more >

starbucks (written january 10, i forgot to upload)

Friday, 6 Mar 2009 | Views [395]

There are serious amounts of fluffy, white snow falling in Madrid.  I, blissfully unaware of the snow, left my house with no gloves and no hat and upon closing my front door, realized that not only was it snowing…but I had left my keys inside!  And my ... Read more >

why living in el centro is better than not

Monday, 2 Mar 2009 | Views [380]

-at least 2 metro lines pass by your flat -there are things open and sundays and holidays -good restaurants -dance classes (http://www.centroelhorno.com/), art classes, languages classes, you name it -always a lot of people out -bars -discotecas ... Read more >

Gallery: i don´t speak catalán

Tuesday, 13 Jan 2009 | Photo Gallery

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Gallery: feliz natal

Tuesday, 13 Jan 2009 | Photo Gallery

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Gallery: snow

Friday, 26 Dec 2008 | Photo Gallery

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feliz natal!

Friday, 26 Dec 2008 | Views [434]

that´s merry christmas in portuguese.  i had the good fortune to spend christmas eve in good company at marcio and alexs´ house with some good friends and some new ones, as well! we ate a feast!  we each brought things...i brought mum´s lasagna, YUM.... Read more >

Gallery: toledo

Tuesday, 2 Dec 2008 | Photo Gallery

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Wednesday, 26 Nov 2008 | Views [355]

last night i celebrated thanksgiving with new friends, my family away from home.  i did the whole deal, stuffing, mashed potatoes, brocolli casserole, (i cheated and didn´t cook a whole turkey), and pumpkin pie!  the night was filled with food, friends, ... Read more >

Gallery: eat.pray.love.

Tuesday, 25 Nov 2008 | Photo Gallery

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Gallery: jáloguin

Saturday, 8 Nov 2008 | Photo Gallery

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severe allergy to tapas bars

Saturday, 8 Nov 2008 | Views [379]

spaniards (an non-spaniards) look at me with pity when i tell them that i´m allergic to shellfish.  shellfish are a large and well loved part of the spanish diet.  what they don´t know is that not only am i allergic to shellfish, but that has led to ... Read more >

Gallery: madrid

Wednesday, 22 Oct 2008 | Photo Gallery

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i live in an almodovar movie.

Wednesday, 22 Oct 2008 | Views [283]

in almodovar movies, the apartments tend to be old, run down, and old lady-ish, but lived in by women with loud personalities and decorated with bright, non-matching colors, and kitch decor.  welcome to my flat.  you can click on the album ¨almodovar¨ ... Read more >

walking on escalators.

Wednesday, 22 Oct 2008 | Views [488] | Comments [4]

spaniards are famous for being laid-back, taking in easy, taking things slow. i and my united states-ian, overachieving self, however, does exactly the opposite.  thus was one of the many reasons to move to spain.  learn to slow down, take it easy, ... Read more >

Gallery: almodovar

Wednesday, 22 Oct 2008 | Photo Gallery

eat your heart out, pedro.
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Gallery: jorgejuan

Wednesday, 22 Oct 2008 | Photo Gallery

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