introducing the croqueta…………

Sundays invite adventure and escaping from the city center.  Even though we all laugh and criticize the “domingueros” or “Sunday drivers”, we end up being one many times during the year.  So, today we went up just a bit into the mountains to breathe some fresh air and see what the day would bring.  BasicallyContinue reading “introducing the croqueta…………”

tastes like a kiss

One of my favorite sayings in Spanish is  “uvas con queso saben a beso” or “grapes with cheese taste like a kiss”.  My daughter even learned this in her Pre-school at snack time.  The combination of grapes and cheese really do bring to the mouth the taste of a (nice) kiss.  But in reality, hereContinue reading “tastes like a kiss”

wise friends along the river…………

Ten years ago my sister Georgianna came to live with me for four months.  We had many wonderful moments that included sleeping on the beach, dancing on top of bars and enjoying lots of wonderful food.  We also took dance classes and did tai chi and yoga together.  But every once in a while myContinue reading “wise friends along the river…………”

rainy weekend fun………..

The weather has finally changed in Granada.  It seems like a bit of a miracle.  This morning there was actually thunder and lightening.  This called for some indoor activities.  Decorating for Halloween was the first on our list.  Cutting out and stringing up paper pumpkins and making bats out of egg cartons took up mostContinue reading “rainy weekend fun………..”

anguish, fall fruit, and a cake made for a virgin……..

Autumn entered with grace here in Granada as a nice cool rain cleansed the city on Friday afternoon.  My daughter ran to put on the warmest clothes she could find along with her rain boots and we happily splashed and walked along the river.  Fall in Granada tends to be a short period of timeContinue reading “anguish, fall fruit, and a cake made for a virgin……..”