Little by little. This is my response to the question of how my Spanish is coming along, because actual progress is hard to measure. Part of the reason I came to Spain was because I had a basic knowledge of the language and was confident enough knowing that I would be able to get around;… Continue reading Poco a Poco.
Personally, I try to listen to Christmas music after Thanksgiving. #givethanksgivingachance But, since Thanksgiving isn’t celebrated here in Spain, I almost forgot that it was Thursday. And Thurdsday morning, I was looking up advent verses for December and it occurred to me that I kind of wanted to listen to Christmas music. However I resisted… Continue reading December is Coming.
This song has been on repeat in our house since yesterday afternoon. It’s pretty catchy too. But it just warms my heart that my kiddos have wanted to listen to it constantly. A day and a half and still going strong. Jaime came home from soccer practice and immediately turned on the song. Naturally the… Continue reading Color Esperanza.
This post is going up a bit later than I intended, but I do have some good stories for you! If you don’t know, Spain doesn’t celebrate Thanksgiving. Shocker, I know! 😱 Weird, only the US celebrates this holiday…anyway, Michelle and I decided that we wanted to bring the US to Spain and planned to… Continue reading Thanksgiving!
Today’s NaBloPoMo prompt is: What is the most controversial thing you’ve ever written on your blog? What compelled you to write it? I’m not going to lie, I don’t think I’ve ever posted anything controversial. Most of my posts are simply about things going on in my life. Although, if I had to choose, it… Continue reading Controversial…?
Check my previous “Musica en Martes” posts here: Part 1 and Part 2. Lately I’ve been listening to a lot of Sam Smith. if you haven’t listened to him yet, do yourself a favor and check him out. He’s got this voice that is just so stinking calming. I enjoy it. Here’s his entire album,… Continue reading Muscia En Martes 3.
Last night at church we saw a tangible answer to our prayers. 6 weeks ago a girl studying abroad here in Spain was on her way to our church, when she was hit by a car. I don’t remember all the details, by for awhile it was pretty serious and the doctors were unsure what… Continue reading When you call, He’ll answer.
I have never seen this movie. I just knew there was a movie by this title. Guess I should watch it sometime and see what it is about. Anyway… This is phrase “lost in translation” is a pretty common occurrence in our household. It’s completely justified and expected. My kiddos speak Spanish and I’m talking… Continue reading Lost in Translation.
At this point in time, the middle end of November 2014, I have had a few blog posts that are either titled “Dream Reader” or tagged under the same name. I don’t know if I ever explained what those posts were about, but I am now. It was part of the Blogging 101 course I… Continue reading Let me explain.
Today’s prompt for NaBloPoMo is…tell us about one time that you benefited from the kindness of strangers. Well, let me think…I definitely know that I’ve been extremely grateful to strangers while being here in Spain. Whether I’m lost and need directions or the willingness to speak English when I’m clearly struggling with my Spanish. But… Continue reading Stranger Danger?