Monthly Archives: March 2012

Rachel Strikes Out On Her Own!

Sunday, March 18, 2012 It’s another warm sunny day with temperatures tickling the low 70’s.  I have just returned from Opencor where I picked up a few items so that we can have fajitas for lunch.  Susan and Rachel went … Continue reading

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Na Jordana

Saturday, March 17, 2012 We will be heading out to the Cuchara Mágica this evening for a 9:30 paella date.  In addition to Pepe and Sara, Paquito and Giocodimani, Miguel Ángel Gea is in town with his friend, Ana, and … Continue reading

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The Jewish Patient

Friday, March 16, 2012 In about two hours I should know what the official story is with my left knee.  The prescribed medication has helped somewhat in diminishing the pain and I can now sleep through the night…well, almost so.  … Continue reading

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No, No Ninot!

Thursday, March 14, 2012 It is yet another sunny day here in Valencia and it will be dry and sunny for the intense celebration that will take place beginning on Friday and ending on Monday.  This is in marked contrast … Continue reading

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Where There’s Smoke There’s Fallas!

Wednesday, March 14, 2012 Once again I am getting to explore the Spanish medical system. My knee pain has not diminished significantly, although it has diminished. I find myself limping in a more artful fashion. Yesterday I decided to go … Continue reading

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A Slow Saturday

Sunday, March 11, 2012 Rachel arrives at noon tomorrow and things are just about in order here. Susan made a quick trip to Dorita’s and picked up a couple of croissants and breakfast is now a memory. We have ordered … Continue reading

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Spring Is Here!

Saturday, March 10, 2012 Spring is in the air, at least according to the displays in the store windows.  The drab greens, brown and tans of winter clothing have been replaced by a rainbow of pastels.  The streets are more … Continue reading

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The Impatient Patient

Friday, March 7, 2012 It is abundantly clear that Fallas is drawing closer and closer.  All streets are adorned with festive lights that are now lit at night.  Large tents have been erected on many streets to house the celebrations … Continue reading

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Home Again, Home Again, Jiggity Jig!

Wednesday, March 7, 2012 We are back in Valencia.  We arrive a little before 6:00 PM local time and Brian and Ofelia met us at the airport to drive us back home. If that were not enough, the two of … Continue reading

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Update

Friday, March 2, 2012 Yesterday was mostly rainy and succeeded in melting most of the snow on the side of the roads.  Today the temperature will be in the high 50’s and tomorrow it will be in the 60’s.  I … Continue reading

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