It’s been approximately 1 year 9 months since my last blog post. I must admit that is quite a long gap. That’s not to say that there hasn’t been anything interesting during that time.
It’s also been approximately 1 year 9 months since my second little bundle of joy came Spanglish-ing into the world. Enough said.
Last week I was in the US for a week between Boston and New York, both for work and to visit family. Whilst sipping my beloved pumpkin-flavored beer (I’m still anxiously awaiting this trend to make its way across the ocean) I had a number of reflections about my experience being an American in Spain and how things have changed for me since uprooting myself from Boston to Madrid more than 12 years ago.
I’m planning to share some of those reflections, particularly my thoughts about living and working in both places and having small children in both. First though, I think my site needs a serious update: even the home page says “after almost a decade in a foreign land”. We’re now onto 12 1/2 years…