Xan & Bob

More Than Seven Crazy Years!

What a day it has been! My amazing husband Bob just published his memoir! He started writing this ten years ago and only recently picked it back up to finish. Truthfully he did a lot of rewriting and made changes to it. A dear friend in Australia, Bruce Polain, has been the catalyst to Bob… Continue reading More Than Seven Crazy Years!

Family, Friends, Xan & Bob

Hello? Hello, is there anyone out there?

Hello? Hello, is there anyone out there? Is that you...waving from your window? HELLO! Can you see me waving back?! How are you doing? Are you coping okay? Good days and bad days, huh? Yes, me too. So far there have been more good days than bad...I'm hoping it will stay that way. I find… Continue reading Hello? Hello, is there anyone out there?

Xan & Bob

Unprecedented Changes

Life is about changes. Some we like. Some we don't like. Some we have control over. Some we have no control over. There were changes here in the vineyard that I wanted to tell you about last week. They may seem a bit insignificant now though. Changes like wild asparagus season is over. It was tasty… Continue reading Unprecedented Changes

Xan & Bob

“Distance today will allow us to embrace tomorrow.”

"Distance today will allow us to embrace tomorrow." This was the subject line of an email I received from a wonderful ex-pat women's group, Costa Women, I belong to here in Spain. It really struck a chord with me. I think this is how we all need to look at this time of social distancing… Continue reading “Distance today will allow us to embrace tomorrow.”