Mary on October 30th, 2008

Sometimes the things that stay with me and that I want to remember are the little things, the differences, the details that will fade into the background as I get used to my life in Spain. So here goes… Routines Here is a view of central Madrid from the top floor of the Matrix building […]

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Mary on October 30th, 2008

For the most part I’m avoiding online discussions about the elections, but several people have asked about what people in Spain are saying about the election. Spaniards are typically much more aware of what is going on in the USA than Americans are of what is happening in Spain. They are following the election, and […]

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Mary on October 30th, 2008

Puck is currently working hard at a tradeshow here in Madrid–from 9 AM until 7 PM, so he leaves the house at 8 and gets home around 8. The tradeshow ends this Saturday, so we’ll have a wee bit of time together before he flies home for 2 months. He’ll make it back just in […]

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Mary on October 30th, 2008

Our Street The unused church is the yellowish building on Puck’s left and behind him, and if you look carefully you’ll see a red and yellow flag on the right-hand side of the road. That is where the police station is. Our apartment complex is on the left-hand side of the road across from the […]

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Mary on October 30th, 2008

Manuel drove us over to see Trujillo (a nearby town) for a morning. We stopped on the highway to Trujillo and hiked up a hill to get a photo of it. There were also stone walls–like you sometimes see in images of the countryside in the United Kingdom–running all over the land around Trujillo. The […]

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