Tag Archives: The novio


Ugh. I know. I’ve been gone. I could give a list of excuses and promise to not let it happen again, but I’m going to take Twenty-Something Travel’s advice and not talk (much) about blogging on my blog. The thing … Continue reading

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What We Speak

I’m American. My boyfriend is Spanish. The first question nearly anyone asks, given that information, is “What language do you speak?” The short answer- Spanish. When we started dating I had been in Spain for a year, meaning my Spanish … Continue reading

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On family, and second families

When I decided not to go home this summer I had no second thoughts. I wanted a Spanish summer. A few months ago when most other English teachers started packing bags to go home, I was overjoyed to not be … Continue reading

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Why hello there

It’s been a while (again). Oops. You see, since I wrote last, my mom came to visit (!). She met the Spaniard and his family, and we spent two weeks hopping around between Madrid, Granada, Málaga, Sevilla, Ronda, and Nerja. … Continue reading

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Up in the air

My life and future are up in the air. I’ve played all of my cards and am now waiting to see what the dealer has. I’ve turned in paperwork, applied for jobs, been turned down by a whole lot and … Continue reading

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