Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year to Everyone!

The first trimester ended December 25 at the school. There was a dinner for all faculty and staff with a cake for a gift from the principal. We had until January 9th off. The great Christmas adventure began immediately on the 23rd. I went to Madrid to meet Freddy, my sister Annie’s son, who came to spend the holidays with me and to see some of Europe. We spent the night in Madrid so that he could see the sights there and the Christmas...

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I have been at the school for one month and things are going well.

I have been at the school for one month and things are going well. Halloween was a big deal at the school and throughout Spain as well. The Chinese are raking in the dough! I had a four day weekend because I am off on Monday and today is a holiday. So I decided to go to Seville about 530 kilometers from Madrid. By fast train it was 2 1/2 hours in a very comfortable 2nd class seat. Seville is smaller than Madrid and has a small city feel to it....

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