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errores estúpidos números 8 y 9

errores estúpidos números 8 y 9

error estúpido número 8: americanos típicos I think the hotel staff felt sorry for us when we arrived in two separate...

errores estúpidos números 6 y 7

errores estúpidos números 6 y 7

error estupido numero 6:  Luggage.  The kids have agreed that we should never use that word again.  Or “suitcases”, or “bags”,...

errores estúpidos números 4 y 5

errores estúpidos números 4 y 5

error estúpido numero 4:  There are an enormous number of time-sensitive details to take care of when you pack up...

errores estúpidos, números 1 – 3

errores estúpidos, números 1 – 3

So begins my series documenting our rookie foibles in the hopes that someone will somehow benefit from, or at least...

aquí

aquí

And so here we are in Madrid.  I’m not quite sure what day it feels like, or time.  I just...

pets

pets

Two hens, one fish and one cat.  No… we’re not bringing them to Spain.  So what can you do with pets...

gone

gone

Last night I slept almost 12 hours. Yesterday morning, after no sleep, we left our hotel near the Austin airport before dawn and...

things I think I’ll miss

things I think I’ll miss

I never thought I’d miss lunchmeat. But after a year in Korea without a sandwich I somehow began to think...

Where we are, language-wise

Where we are, language-wise

This is going to be a really boring blog post for anyone who is not a language acquisition nerd like...

¡finalmente!

¡finalmente!

During the last week of school we received an email from the Spanish Consulate that said… (drum roll)… our visas...