Catalonia, Exploring, Friends

A Mountainous Adventure, Part 2

At the end of our tortuous drive, we arrived in Lles de Cerdanya. Another spectacular village. We drove through the village to Fonda Ca l’Abel where we were staying for the next two nights. Or so we had planned. Everyone got settled in their rooms and then headed down the road for a drink. Bob… Continue reading A Mountainous Adventure, Part 2

Catalonia, Exploring, Friends

A Mountainous Adventure. Part 1

We've just had the most mountainous adventure! Three days exploring the Pyrenees with six dear friends. Our friend and former neighbor Gloria moved up to the mountains last year and we have talked about visiting and we finally made the trip. Our convoy of three cars set out at 9am on Saturday. My wonderful husband… Continue reading A Mountainous Adventure. Part 1

Catalonia, Events, Fiesta, Friends, Wineries

Temps de Vi 2019! Wine Time!

Hello! I'm back! To be honest I didn't go anywhere...except away from in front of my laptop. I'll tell you more about that tomorrow but let me just jump into Saturday's fun day! Temps de Vi or Wine Time! This fun event took place in Vilanova i la Geltrú over the weekend. We went last… Continue reading Temps de Vi 2019! Wine Time!

Catalonia, Exploring, Vineyard, Wineries


I've been busy lately preparing accounting information for our Spanish Tax agent. We have to give him information on a monthly basis and this was the first month we started doing this. I have been working on rejigging my spreadsheet so that it works for both our U.S. tax agent and our Spanish tax agent.… Continue reading Vinseum


Catalonia has declared independence from Spain. Now what happens?

This afternoon Catalonia declared independence from Spain. This is an historic day. Spain has now voted to invoke Article 155 which means they will impose direct rule over Catalonia. There are many steps that can be taken under Article 155 and we will just have to wait and see which measures they do use. I'm… Continue reading Catalonia has declared independence from Spain. Now what happens?