Monthly Archives: October 2009

Food&Fun – October 17, 2009

We beat the alarm by a good half hour and we are up and about at 7:30.  We both shower and get dressed in leisurely fashion and we are out the door at 8:55.  We are headed for a new … Continue reading

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Sorolla, Sorolla y Sorolla – October 16, 2009

It is a cool cloudy morning and I pop into the bakery to buy myself a napolitana de crema for my breakfast.  We have been hankering to see the Sorolla exhibit that is currently in Valencia.  It is titled VISIÓN … Continue reading

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You Can Do Magic – October 15, 2009

At 5:00 AM this morning the skies opened up and because we had neglected to close the kitchen window Susan had to get up and mop up the substantial puddle of water that had accumulated.  I slept blissfully through the … Continue reading

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It’s Just Another Sunny Day – October 14, 2009

It’s another sunny day in Valencia and there are a number of errands that need to be tended to today before we have lunch.  A brief shopping trip to the supermarket at El Corte Inglés is followed by a search … Continue reading

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The Happy Cooker – October 13, 2009

It has rained overnight and we wake to an overcast sky.  With breakfast eaten and the dishes washed, we schlep an incredible amount of dark clothes to the laundromat.  They tell us to return at 6:00 and they will have … Continue reading

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El Día de la Hispanidad – October 12, 2009

Today is a holiday in all of Spain.  It is El Día de la Hispanidad and it celebrates Columbus’ discovery of America.  That means that all shops, banks and government offices are closed.  The Central Market is closed, also.  Many … Continue reading

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Unplug and Unwind – October 9-11, 2009

Friday, October 9, 2009 We beat the alarm clock by a good hour and we are up and dressed by 9:30.  We pay our hotel bill and head for the train station. We grab a quick breakfast in the Club … Continue reading

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