Xan & Bob

Celebrating Two Years in Spain

Today is the day we celebrate two years of living here in this little hilltop vineyard in Spain. It still seems amazing how this all happened. We went for a walk today and talked about that and how it is almost like a fairytale.   If you are new to reading my blog I recommend… Continue reading Celebrating Two Years in Spain

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Xan & Bob

Farewell, 2018!

Where oh where has this year gone? Three hundred sixty-five days that seem to have flown by. Three hundred sixty-five new days to start again. Three hundred sixty-five opportunities to follow my dreams. And although I didn't take advantage of each day like I would have liked I am still very proud of what I… Continue reading Farewell, 2018!

Beach, Sitges, Xan & Bob

Reflections and Attitude

Waking up to rain, thunder, and lightning made me feel a bit grumpy. We had our writer's group this morning and the thought of navigating raindrops and puddles to get to the meeting was not making me smile. The cafe where we meet is in Sitges and you can't just drive up to the front… Continue reading Reflections and Attitude

Xan & Bob

A writer’s dream comes true

I would say it was just an ordinary day but truthfully it doesn't feel quite that way. On this day last year, my blog post was "Don’t tread on someone else’s dreams."  I was just starting to follow my dreams then and the words of someone close to me really bothered me. Thus that post.… Continue reading A writer’s dream comes true

Vineyard, Xan & Bob

When life kicks you about

Life can really kick you about sometimes. It can be difficult to imagine that you will get past the current angst and that life will get better. My way of coping with these yucky times is to step outside and remind myself about what's really important. It's simple really. Breathe in and breathe out. That… Continue reading When life kicks you about