Beach, Holidays, Home and Garden, Viladellops Village

Signs of Summer and Christmas

The coolness of Spring blew away on a warm breeze Monday. We've had warm sunny days but the Spring breeze still had a bite. Monday started our summer schedule of working in the morning and then beach time in the afternoon. Except in August when it is full on holiday time here in Spain and… Continue reading Signs of Summer and Christmas

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Family, Fiesta, Friends, Holidays, Viladellops Village, Xan & Bob

Celebrating the holidays with friends

What a party we had celebrating the holidays this year. Following our hosting Thanksmas, we continued the celebration with our friends here in the village. Christmas Eve dinner was hosted by Gloria and Yuko at Yuko's home. A cozy dinner for six of us. Traditional Catalan and Japanese dishes were served along with lots of… Continue reading Celebrating the holidays with friends

Fiesta, Friends, Holidays, Viladellops Village

Thanksmas

Thanksmas was fantabulous! We are so thankful that our friends here embrace our traditions as we embrace theirs. Since we hadn't seen most of them in over five weeks it was like a big welcome home party. Our turkey was only 7kg (about 15lbs.) this year instead of 11kg (about 24lbs.) but more than enough… Continue reading Thanksmas

Book Tour and Launch, Family, Fiesta, Friends, Holidays, Xan & Bob

Hello December

Here on Lake Norman, the first day of December has splashed in like a puddle. It has pretty much been raining steadily all day. I was able to get these photos this morning before it started. Even with the rain, the lake is beautiful. https://vimeo.com/303928956/0b28321929 This day last year my blog post was about us… Continue reading Hello December