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On the food front, had a tapas fail...I tried Spanish meatballs in tomato sauce but they didn't quite work out- won't share the recipe- I did listen to Spanish Flamenco music while reading- kind of another fail- sounded like elevator music-! Continue reading
Posted Apr 8, 2017 at My Blog
Again in the South of Spain, a region known as Andalucia, I "traveled" to Cordoba- It was taken over by the Muslims before the Christians regained control of the area and many of the buildings are of the Muslim influence and are less European- It is the hottest part of... Continue reading
Posted Apr 8, 2017 at My Blog
Chk out City of Arts and Sciences in Valencia- very cool complex of buildings if you are into architecture- Continue reading
Posted Apr 8, 2017 at My Blog
Ok-I don't know about copywriter stuff so here is what I had: Pan con tomate- drizzle olive oil on French bread and toast, rub a cut garlic clove over toasted bread and add grated tomato ( I used canned pureed tomatoes) and salt- So good- will try with fresh tomatoes... Continue reading
Posted Apr 5, 2017 at My Blog
Washington Irving's Tales of the Alhambra- From this to Granada.... Beautiful city! very French feel to it (it was taken over by the Moors and the French over the years hence the influence- the Alhambra is of the Moors) - There are orange trees everywhere!! The most in the country... Continue reading
Posted Apr 5, 2017 at My Blog
Paso Doble Dance- A dance that mirrors a bullfight where the man plays the matador and the woman plays the cape- Continue reading
Posted Apr 3, 2017 at My Blog
Watched Orson Welle's Don Quixote tonight- I never read it in school and didn't know it was a comedy- Funny movie! I now know there are plays, musicals (The Man of La Mancha) etc. Where have I been??? Continue reading
Posted Apr 3, 2017 at My Blog
Goya's Ghost was an unusual movie- The sets and costumes were fantastic- I felt like I had walked into a painting- But the story was rough- Not sure I would recommend it- Continue reading
Posted Apr 2, 2017 at My Blog
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Posted Apr 1, 2017 at My Blog
Started early and began new book called Madrid Tales by Margaret Hull Costa which is a book of short stories- The first one took me to Salamanca- I looked it up and was surprised by the sandstone colors of the old buildings- beautiful- It is a University town which dates... Continue reading
Posted Apr 1, 2017 at My Blog
Another meal of tapas...fried sardines straight from the can and sautéed mushrooms with butter and garlic- so good- Continue reading
Posted Apr 1, 2017 at My Blog
Salvador Dali was born near Barcelona, Spain- so this was the first museum I visited online- Not able to see too many of the paintings but I am familiar enough- Nice background information on him- And photos of this museum and the one in Fla were interesting- Continue reading
Posted Apr 1, 2017 at My Blog
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Patatas Bravas- My first Spanish tapa- delicious- Continue reading
Posted Apr 1, 2017 at My Blog
Patatas Bravas Print Prep time 10 mins Cook time 30 mins Total time 40 mins Author: http://mayihavethatrecipe.com Ingredients 5-6 medium potatoes, cut in about 1-inch cubes ¼ cup extra virgin olive oil ½ tsp salt 2 tbsp regular or vegan mayonnaise ( we use Earth Balance Mindful Mayo With Olive... Continue reading
Posted Apr 1, 2017 at My Blog
Why is it that when you clean the floors and clean the towels that that is when the dog pukes? Continue reading
Posted Mar 31, 2017 at My Blog
ok, I'm learning my way around the site- I have no idea how someone would follow this or why, but I am learning my way around this new environment so that is growth right? Next week I am planning a stay at home vacation- I am going to move all... Continue reading
Posted Mar 31, 2017 at My Blog
I thought I would start a blog, but now I realize it is much more complicated than I anticipated- I was hoping for a journaling type of shared expression, not really expecting anyone to be that interested in my activities, but found myself bored and thought I'd see what was... Continue reading
Posted Mar 31, 2017 at My Blog
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