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December 31, 2017
Sunset over Bar in 2017 on its way to 2018

The year 2017 becomes 2018

The year 2017, as observed in the rear view Another twelve months have now risen and fallen Four seasons of weather and feathers and pollen We […]
December 6, 2017
Holiday logs in Catalonia

Christmastime in Catalonia: Holiday rites and wrongs

The days have shortened, the leaves have turned, and the frost has bitten. In this place with four seasons—which I’m still getting used to—the fourth season […]
October 31, 2017
Spanish Immigration

Spanish Immigration: Theater of the ultra absurd

Gregor Samsa awoke one morning to find himself transported to the center of an impossible circle of stairways in a painting by M.C. Escher. So goes […]
August 10, 2017
Spanish Village

Raising the Bar: Life in a Spanish village

I’ve been reflecting and reminiscing on the days of early 2016, when we were hustling full time on Craigslist, in the driveway, at the dump, scurrying […]
August 5, 2017
Spanish assimilation

Spanish assimilation: Finding our way home

Our integration into Spanish society has continued with many new and notable milestones. Most members of our family (those with natural European citizenship) now have their […]
July 9, 2017
Spanish village Bar

No Holds Barred: Settling down in a Spanish village

Fourteen months ago we embarked on a journey, an ambitious undertaking many years in the making. We liked to think of it as a voyage of […]