Mary on December 10th, 2008

On Sunday (Dec. 7), I went to Toledo with Rorro and Amaia and their two sons Arturo and Diego and with Miguel, another fencer. Puck and I both met Rorro and Amaia in 2004, and he showed us around Madrid. Rorro has always made us feel welcome. He often gives me a lift to practice […]

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Mary on December 7th, 2008

Today is my mom’s birthday. My mom is an amazing person. As far back as I can remember, my mom has cared…not just about me, my siblings and family but about people. When someone needed a hug or comforting word, she was there. When someone needed help, she tried to give it. When someone was […]

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Mary on December 6th, 2008

If you’ve been reading my husband’s blog, you’ll already know we’ve had some disappointing news. I couldn’t bring myself to post about it for a few days. After two amazing months spent together here in Madrid, events (economic crisis, visa issues, etc.) have conspired to keep us separated by a few thousand miles for most […]

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Mary on December 1st, 2008

Written and posted today! Whew! I’ve been adding blog posts for the first few months here, and it was a rather big project. Still, I did it for me and to share with friends and family who might be interested and who weren’t on my e-mail list. As I finished it up I realized that […]

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Mary on December 1st, 2008

What is the Fulbright grant? What is the process? What does it mean to me? This post discusses my answers to these questions.

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