Wedding Announcement in Newspaper

May 15, 2007 By: erik Category: Family, News, Photos, USA 5,301 views

Well, my hometown knows about my matrimonial plans.
Read the rest of this entry →

First Flower

May 14, 2007 By: erik Category: Geeky, House, Timelapse, Weird 850 views

The Cactus Cam project has begun to bear fruit. My cactus produced its first flower last night. I’m so proud!
Read the rest of this entry →

Windy Sunday

May 13, 2007 By: erik Category: Colindres, Photos 670 views

It’s lovely and sunny today, but the wind makes it hard to be outside. There is sand in the air, from construction sites and because, well, that’s what the dirt is here, that hits hard to the face.
Read the rest of this entry →

Friendship

May 11, 2007 By: erik Category: Flickr, Golf, Photos, Soccer, Spain 977 views


Nothing new to post today, so I’m going with a themed Flickr post. Today’s theme: Friendship.
Read the rest of this entry →

Fire Near Treto!

May 10, 2007 By: erik Category: Colindres, News, Photos 842 views

Yesterday was a beautiful, warm, sunny day. As I was doing some errands in town, I noticed that there was a huge cloud of smoke filling the sky. I am the number one source, worldwide, for news about Colindres in English. With this fame, comes responsibility. So I immediately stopped what I was doing and headed fearlessly towards the fire.
Read the rest of this entry →

Movie Review: Déjí  Vu

May 09, 2007 By: erik Category: Reviews 1,675 views

The other night, I watched Déjí  vu, the current best selling movie in the iTunes Store. It stars Denzel Washington, Paula Patton, and Val Kilmer. I’m guessing you’ve only heard of two of those people.
Read the rest of this entry →

Dry Monday

May 08, 2007 By: erik Category: Colindres, Musings 714 views

Colindres is growing at an incredible rate. There are currently at least 10 different apartment buildings under construction. Due to all the construction work, occasionally, they have to cut off the water supply to certain neighborhoods. This happens about every two months, and it’s rarely off for more than two or three hours.

Yesterday, the water was turned off to our house from 8:00 to 16:00. That’s eight hours!
Read the rest of this entry →

No Birthday Videos on Revver

May 07, 2007 By: erik Category: Complaining, Media, Music, Videos, Weird 892 views

For my post yesterday, I tried to upload, to Revver, the following video of the birthday trio blowing out their candles.
Read the rest of this entry →

Triple Birthday

May 06, 2007 By: erik Category: Extremadura, Family, Food, Mondragon, Spain, Wine 978 views

This weekend, we went to Mondragon to celebrate the birthday of Marce, (Marga’s mother) Alejo (a friend of the family), and Inés (Marga’s aunt). Today is also Mother’s Day in Spain.
Read the rest of this entry →

Pisser Candy

May 03, 2007 By: erik Category: Food, Funny, Photos, Spain 1,063 views

One of the many, many varieties of candy available here is a little chewy piece of candy called a meón. The word “meón” literally means “pisser”, or to be slightly less vulgar, “one who urinates”. The shape of the candy has always struck me as humorously vulgar, which is the intent, I think.
Read the rest of this entry →