Archive for January, 2009

~boots made for walkin~

Sunday, January 25th, 2009

Alfonso has been dreaming of some solid winter boots, and he certainly got some, and me too. The 11th generation German company Meindl makes a boot they christened Perfekt, which is, you know, hard to argue with. Except with red laces they’d be even more perfekt. I’ve read they take a year to break in, […]

~one year anniversary in eu~

Wednesday, January 7th, 2009

A year ago today we stepped on to European soil with the intention of hanging around awhile. In that time I have traveled more than I ever hoped or expected to, seeing bits and in some cases much of Spain, Portugal, Italy, France, Austria, Germany, Netherlands, Czech Republic, and Suisse. I have learned about life […]

~¡visca catalunya!~

Friday, January 2nd, 2009

Barcelona was lovely. Parrots in palm trees, men bickering over bocce, fine snacks, lovely natural history museum.

~new year’s day~

Thursday, January 1st, 2009

In Spain, the dead are more alive than the dead of any other country in the world. ~Federico Garcia Lorca The kids escaped Madrid electing for a last (unplanned) night in a Parador. It was civilized heaven. The drive via Catalonia through the ever changing light and fog was like driving on mars, or being […]

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