Monthly Archives: October 2009

Last Day of October 2009 in Madrid

Today’s Halloween, we’ve already changed our clocks back 1-hour, and the temperatures are getting a little cooler – but only a little. Some of the leaves have gone from green to brown, seemingly overnight, bypassing the oranges, reds, and yellows … Continue reading

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Halloween in Spain

Don’t anyone tell me that Halloween doesn’t exist in Spain. IT DOES! And the wave of popularity becomes higher and higher with every passing year – world economic crisis or not. A recent visit to Carrefour Supermarket/Store proved that Spain … Continue reading

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Helping a Fallen Neighbor – LITERALLY!

“If you live long enough you’ll see nearly everything.” I’m sure this quote is true for average people. Today I came another step closer to realizing it as I was walking through my Madrid neighborhood this morning at 8am. Only … Continue reading

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Clocks turned back 1-Hour

Saturday night, before going to bed, I was diligent in turning all my clocks back ONE HOUR to conform to the Daylight Savings rule in MOST of the world (minus the USA which has set its own rules and sets … Continue reading

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Sunday Nights in Madrid

Sunday nights in Madrid can be pretty relaxed. You know you have to get up early (or not) to work the next day but you still have some wonderful memories of a nice weekend fresh in your mind. So how … Continue reading

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Will Madrid Win the 2016 Olympics?

This afternoon at about 6pm (Spain time) the announcement will come from Copenhagen regarding the International Olympic Committee’s (IOC) decision of the host city of the 2016 Summer Olympics. I hope to be in Madrid’s Plaza de Oriente at this … Continue reading

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Green Day Concert in Madrid 2009

The Green Day concert in Madrid, Spain last Tuesday was a lot of fun – and just 1 day earlier I didn’t even know I’d be attending the sold-out show. I’d seen Green Day 15 years earlier in the small … Continue reading

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