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2016-10-21 02:40
Happy book birthday! Today is the official publication day of my book, ¿Por qué? 101 Questions about Spanish. Amazon’s book page is sort of funky — the Kindle… Read More
El Diario Reviews My Book!
2016-10-10 20:29
With ten days to go till the publication of my book ¿Por qué? 101 Questions about Spanish, the Spanish-language newspaper El Diario has just published a ful… Read More
2016-08-20 19:13
My husband sent me a link to this cute comic by Terry Blas, on the difference between the terms “Latino” and “Hispanic” Read More
2016-07-26 18:21
[This is a much-procrastinated final post about my linguistic tour of northern Spain in June.] A visit to the Museu d’Arqueologia de Catalunya, in the Montjuic area of Barcelona, was t… Read More
2016-07-18 16:49
I just finished reading Spain in our Hearts: Americans in the Spanish Civil War, 1936-1939. This is the second book I’ve read by Adam Hochschild; the first is King Leopold’s… Read More
2016-07-07 21:27
I drank a lot of coffee when I was recently in Spain, partly because of jet lag and partly because the coffee was so good. As in the U.S., it was always served with a small pa… Read More
Taxdirt?
2016-07-05 14:42
My sister is a tax attorney, so when I saw this street sign in Barcelona I had to take a picture and send it to her. (Carrer is Catalan for ‘street’; its Spanish cognate is… Read More
Trabajar Por Vs. Trabajar Para
2016-07-01 14:06
My airplane reading for my flight home from Spain was the third book in Jordi Sierra i Fabra’s “Inspector Mascarell” series, Cinco días de octubre. I love these… Read More

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