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

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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, Events, Family, Holidays

Thankful for a wonderful Thanksgiving

We woke up to a gorgeous Thanksgiving morning which gave us another thing to be thankful for. Sunshine, the lake, a cup of tea and our fabulous book "A Working Title" made for a great start to the day. We had a relaxing day and instead of making a feast for just the four of… Continue reading Thankful for a wonderful Thanksgiving

Book Tour and Launch, Family, Holidays

At home with Donna and Carl

We arrived at the airport in Houston a little over four hours before our flight yesterday. This being the busiest travel time of the year in the States we were keen to avoid crowds as much as possible. Thankfully we did. The only two people on the rental car shuttle bus. Only five people in… Continue reading At home with Donna and Carl

Holidays, Xan & Bob

A week of gratitude…first my sisters

One week from today is Thanksgiving. I'm not sure how the holiday season is suddenly here. Where has the year gone? It's a bit of a strange feeling for me. Although there are signs of Christmas starting to show around here I have no feel for Thanksgiving coming. If I were back home I would… Continue reading A week of gratitude…first my sisters