Martini

June 14, 2007 By: erik Category: Colindres, Partying, Photos, Spain 840 views

VermouthIn my Spanish class in England, one of the Spanish teaching assistants told me that, in Spain, before lunch (the big meal of the day), the Spaniards often go out and have a vermouth, a so-called “aperitif”.
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Marriage Classes Begin

June 13, 2007 By: erik Category: Religion 719 views

Beginning tonight, for four days, we have marriage classes at the local church. I’m really quite curious to know what The Church thinks it can teach me about marriage.
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Cactus Cam Goes Offline

June 12, 2007 By: erik Category: Music, Photos, Timelapse, Videos 912 views

Tragedy struck here at Cactus Cam Productions last week. Our cameraman, my 6-year-old G4 Powerbook, had a severe stroke last Wednesday. He’s been in intensive care since then, and, I’m sorry to report, he passed away yesterday.
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Sixth Story Snail

June 11, 2007 By: erik Category: Colindres, Funny, House 590 views

Yesterday, Marga and I were resting on the couch, having a post meal coffee, when she turned to look at the window and exclaimed, “¡Mira! ¡Hay un caracol!”
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Return to Pico Candiano

June 10, 2007 By: erik Category: Colindres, Photos 865 views

This past week, there were advertisements around town for an organized hike in the mountains on Saturday. You had to be at the town hall by 8:30 to participate. We weren’t sure that we wanted to do it, but we decided to set the alarm clock for 7:30 and check out the weather and decide then. It was a little cloudy, but looked like it was going to burn off and be a wonderful day. So we went.
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Afternoon by the Rí­a

June 08, 2007 By: erik Category: Colindres, Photos 831 views

On Tuesday afternoon we went for a walk along the Maritime Walkway, the most picturesque part of Colindres. We got lucky, and the tide was all the way in. High tide enhances the natural beauty of the scenery by several orders of magnitude.
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Old Favorites

June 06, 2007 By: erik Category: Flickr, Photos, Soccer, Spain 1,109 views

As I’ve been going through my old posts and converting them to use Flickr for all image hosting, I’ve found some old photos that I had forgotten about that I really love. I thought I’d re-post a few here for you.
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Migrating to Flickr

June 05, 2007 By: erik Category: Flickr, News, Wordpress 892 views

I’ve been debating for a while how to, and whether or not to, switch to host all of my photos on Flickr.
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One Year Ago Widget

June 04, 2007 By: erik Category: Geeky, Wordpress 1,907 views

This blog, in its present form, turned one year old this past weekend. It was a solemn single-candle ceremony.
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Dentist, Hotel, Restaurant

June 03, 2007 By: erik Category: Family, Food, Mondragon, Photos, Spain, Videos 1,471 views

We had a very busy weekend, with most of the agenda being wedding-oriented.
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