Month: February 2017

Carly Takes Barcelona (Carly)

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This week we have a guest contributor to our blog… our daughter Carly. I would like to start by thanking Dad and Mom for allowing me to be a guest contributor on their blog this week, such an honor.  A week ago today, I arrived in Barcelona and it has quickly taken hold of my heart.   I’ll admit that jet-lag accompanied by sickness kept me somewhat close to home the first several days. But when […]

Park Güell and Walking Barcelona (Glen)

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Last week, Julie and I did a lot of walking in Barcelona.  We had a string of beautiful, sunny, weather, and so we thought we’d take advantage of it. A lot of miles on the feet – this is good preparation for something we’re planning to do later in the Spring…more to come. We hadn’t been to Park Güell and so we thought we’d make the trek to the hills north of the city center. Check out […]

Reading, Art, and Learning Spanish (Glen)

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The holidays for Julie and I—like everyone else—were filled with travel, connecting with family, and celebrating.  An added benefit of living in Barcelona was that we got to experience some unique holiday events: Handel’s Messiah performed in Santa Maria del Mar cathedral, the outdoor Christmas markets, and the three kings parade. http://www.santamariadelmarbarcelona.org/home As you probably noticed, in January we paused our blogging. We were in Nashville with our children over Christmas week, and Julie stayed on a bit longer to […]