Tag Archives: Christmas

Palabra del Día- 23 Dec 12

I’m home for the holidays now, but not being in Spain doesn’t mean I stop learning Spanish! Monday, December 17, 2012 Word: trineo (n) Definition: sleigh Where Found: discussing Santa’s transportation with students Sentence: Papá Noel tiene un trineo con … Continue reading

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Cheating on Spain

Dear Spain, I’m really sorry, but I’ve let you down again. This is the third year running that you’ve tried so hard, but I just abandon you. Every December, you deck the country in lights and poinsettias. You put up … Continue reading

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Third time’s the charm

Back in California for Christmas, this is my third time coming home from Europe for the holidays, and each time has felt very different. The first time was coming back from my semester in Italy in 2008, and I was … Continue reading

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Holidays and life on both sides of the lawn

I spent my holiday season the only way I can possibly imagine it: with my family. I flew home to California for my two week break, spending a total of about 48 hours in transit, but it was worth every … Continue reading

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