Archive for December, 2011
More posts up at the other place. You can go over there and scroll through them all or link directly: Madrid more Madrid Seville Gibraltar Next we head along the Mediterranean coast, finding hotels as we go (hopefully!!) then up to Barcelona.
I’m pretty sure no one who reads my blog needs to be told any of this but I’ve seen at least a couple of people on Facebook already ranting about their ‘right’ to say “Merry Christmas”, presumably instead of “Happy holidays”. So I apologize in advance for the rant; it isn’t aimed at you. People: [...]
In case anyone did, the party at the moment is on the other site – I’ve been trying to keep it updated as we travel around France and Spain. The trip so far: Bayeaux Bayeux Tapestry and the beaches of Normandy Mont-Saint-Michel on speaking French when you don’t speak French Bordeaux Bilbao So that’s where [...]
I’m writing this on Saturday December 3, because I wouldn’t wait to talk about it, but I have this post set to publish on Wednesday night, after my knitting group’s Sinterklaas gift exchange. This year I was determined to do a bit better with my Sinterklaas gift, after the amazing rowing-machine-package Hanneke made for me [...]
With travel coming up, I’ve gotten all my gifts early this year. Here’s an early present for you all. Two things I have ground into me every time I get into discussions online (where I think people are more apt to share painful experiences with those who aren’t their very closest friends) is how very [...]
Finish skirt (a.k.a. sew on two buttons) mail packages (already wrapped and addressed) finish cards (about 3-5 more plus tucking in holiday letter and addressing for all of them) wrap Sinterklaas present (have idea and supplies, need to execute) erg (minimum 14 km over the weekend, but I’m thinking maybe I should shoot for a [...]