Monthly Archives: October 2007
easyJet Madrid: Easy & Cheap!
easyJet really is easy. And CHEAP too! I just got back from a few days visiting family in Geneva, Switzerland and flew easyJet for the first time. I was a little uneasy not knowing “how to do it” but learned … Continue reading
I’m a Pain in the Neck!
The last several days I’ve been a pain in the neck – to myself! Sunday night, a few hours after returning from Porto, Portugal I was washing up for bed, tilted my head back, and POW! A shooting pain went … Continue reading
Porto, Portugal for Puente del Pilar 2007
The thing about living in Europe is that everything, everything in Europe that is, is so close. Every American kid remembers long, 20-hour drives to Florida in the back of your station wagon on summer vacation. This pales in comparison … Continue reading
Bowling: In Madrid?
Do they BOWL in Spain? I’ve got news for you. They do! But it’s certainly not a popular sport NOR a popular form of recreational entertainment in Madrid. Bowling in Spanish is…. “BOWLING”! But the Spanish word for bowling or … Continue reading
“Chambao” & Flamenco Chill
Start your Monday off with a smile and goooood feelings! Watch these 3 Spanish music videos (see below) and you’ll be humming them throughout your workday. A very good British friend of mine often mentions enjoying “Flamenco Chill” music in … Continue reading
Gypsies Singing in the Street
Last Thursday night, the same night I wrote the morning entry, “Rain in Madrid“, I was seated here at the computer doing the usual stuff. It was raining solidly. The window was open slightly because I like the cool air … Continue reading
Rain in Madrid!
Wow! What a last couple of days here in Madrid – and in many parts in Spain! We’ve had so much rain here that you’d think the Rio Manzanares would look more like a RIVER and less like a GARDEN! … Continue reading
MadridMan is a Hot Body!
Statement made. Self-indulgent title, I know. But I can dream, can’t I?? Let me explain… I’m NOT a “hot body” as in “I have Brad-Pitt-Abs-Of-Steele”, GQ cover model material, or even MUSCLE MAGAZINE material. FAR FROM IT! (but I’m working … Continue reading