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Media Naranja

With my media naranja…and our media naranja wedding cake! Like unwanted, irrepressible weeds the chickenpox bloomed in spring. To be exact, the spots appeared two weeks before the…

On Writing an Expat Blog

Recently I was tagged by Courtney of Adelante to participate in a discussion about the writing process. Since this is something all bloggers do but don’t usually address, I was…

Missteps: Colombia Without High Heels

“Cassandra, I am going to tell you something very special,” Andres’ father announced. I was sitting at the breakfast table with Andres’ family, nestled in a wicker chair…

Barranquilla, Colombia In Living Color

The more stories Andres told me about his hometown of Barranquilla, Colombia, the more colorful it seemed. Women hawking freshly baked goods straight off their heads? A flood that…

Falling in Love with the Spanish Diminutive

Let’s take a moment to contemplate the Spanish diminutive. In school they teach you that there is a nifty little suffix, -ito/-ita, and that it attaches to the…

5 Ways My English Has Changed Since Moving to Madrid

Living in a Spanish-speaking country, as well as teaching English to Spanish speakers, has left it’s mark on the way that I speak. Here are the top 5…