Today is Spanish Friday: Blog post in Spanish; English translation below.Esto es mi última entrada de “Spanish Friday” para el año 2013. (Voy a tomar un receso del blog la semana próxima para Navidad.) En el espíritu del fin del año, cuando todo el mundo tiene sus listas de “lo mejor” y “lo peor,” te presentoContinue reading “Spanish Friday: Lo Mejor de 2013”
Today is Spanish Friday: Blog post in Spanish; English translation below.Según a Travel Channel, El Salvador es el quinto más feliz país en el mundo. Aunque no soy salvadoreña, estoy de acuerdo.¿Cómo no se puede estar contento con esto?
It’s been one year since we moved to El Salvador (technically, it’s been a year and two days). And what a year it’s been.
That JUST happened. I find that I can fit in references to Talladega Nights: The Ballad of Ricky Bobby almost everyday. I mean, it just applies to so many life situations with which I’m confronted on a regular basis. Especially in El Salvador.
We’ve been living in San Salvador for just over one month. Crazy! On the one hand, that’s no time at all. On the other hand, it has felt like such a long time because everything, everyday is so new and different.
Wild Mushroom, Applewood-Smoked Bacon & Truffle Cream mussels at Brasserie Beck.You may recall that Kail and I have a DC food bucket list of places to eat before departing for post. As departure time is fast-approaching, I feel it’s necessary to update the list and strategize about where we want to spend our final meals in Washington,Continue reading “DC Food Bucket List Update”
Today is Kail’s birthday. Now that we’re married, I have inducted him into a tradition my friends and I established in college: The Birthweek. Because why limit the celebrations to just a day?The highlight so far (for me) has been tableside-carved duck at Peking Gourmet Inn Saturday night.
The CLO (Community Liaison Officer) at the U.S. Embassy in San Salvador sent out a welcome guide to new and upcoming arrivals — an 80-page PDF covering everything from safety and security to restaurants, shopping and employment at post. It had lots of useful information and I’m sure I’ll be consulting it again as ourContinue reading “The Salvadoran Way”
If you haven’t already, you might notice a bit of a food theme on this blog. My husband and I love to eat. In fact, we’re a little obsessed. We have found ourselves on more than one occasion (among different company though, so nobody knew the difference until now) in a deep discussion about theContinue reading “We Love Food”