Family, Friends, Holidays, Xan & Bob

A Different Thanksgiving That Can Make A Difference

With Thanksgiving in America tomorrow there is a lot of talk about how different the holidays will be this year. Why wouldn't they be different...everything else about 2020 has been different. For those who are used to family traditions and your family being together for Thanksgiving...I say hold on to the memories and cherish them.… Continue reading A Different Thanksgiving That Can Make A Difference

Dining, Exploring, Family, Wineries

Dani and Wayne Visit, Part Two

Wednesday, we headed over to Sant Sadurní for a tour of Freixenet Winery. Bob and I did the tour back in 2013 when we were here on vacation. We were glad to see it was still a great tour. The cellar descends 40 meters (over 130 feet). Soils and how that plays a roll in… Continue reading Dani and Wayne Visit, Part Two

Dining, Family

The Panther and the Tart

Busy day yesterday with grocery shopping for the return of Dani and Wayne. You would think grocery shopping would be easy but just like we found in the States it takes going to three to four different stores to get all the things we need. Oh, and there are still two things on the list… Continue reading The Panther and the Tart

Dining, Exploring, Family

Dani and Wayne Visit, Part One

I've been missing in action (well at least from my blog) the past few days as our daughter Dani and her partner Wayne have been visiting from Australia. They are having a month's long trip driving through Portugal, Spain, and France. We're lucky as they are stopping here to see us twice! They arrived last… Continue reading Dani and Wayne Visit, Part One

Family, Holidays

Memories of Easter Past

Happy Easter or Happy Passover or just a Happy Sunday to all. Here in Spain, Easter is a four day weekend where pretty much everything closes. We haven't heard this year's prediction but last year the transportation department predicted that 400,000 cars would leave Barcelona for the weekend. Which means places like Sitges become very… Continue reading Memories of Easter Past