Humor, Spanish Culture and Language

April 1 and Day of the Holy Innocents

I’m happy to report that we have made it safely to Caracas! Tomorrow we’ll check out the botanical gardens, the Teleférico (aerial cable car) and the Museo Bolívar. We love Venezuelan food, we’ve tried it in Madison and we know this will be a tasty trip. It’s so amazing how we traveled the 2500 miles […]

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Humor, photography

Train Crossing, Stop Your Bike Here

Since we own one car, I often walk or bike to do errands. I came upon an absurd sight recently as I walked home. The pedestrian and bike path was blocked by a flashing railroad crossing sign with the barriers down. There were no bikes, there were no trains, just me. As I got closer, […]

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food, Humor, photography

Shall We Sit Indoors or Out?

This week in the United States wasn’t so funny. So here is a sight that made me laugh when I was buying cupcakes for Eagle’s birthday last week. Do you prefer indoor or outdoor dining today? Check out Debbie and Friends’ great pics at Six Word Saturday. 6WS #SixWordSaturday

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Humor, photography

Oh Snow, the Splash Park’s Closed!

Eagle and a friend went to Elver Park mid-week. As we met, someone’s sharp eyes caught sight of this sign. We thought with a grin to share it with you. Splash Parked Closed!?! So instead of a Splash, we went sledding instead. Several inches of snow arrived this week to our delight! Are you a […]

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Humor, photography

Fa La Merry Grinchmas to You!

We like to tour the city in December and find the most busily decorated house. We head to the sparkly side of town to observe the lights, snow people, garlands, wreaths, and… the unexpected. See if you can find the snow person in the tree, Rudolph on a bicycle, and the Grinch (hard to miss […]

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food, history, Humor, The Americas

Happy Covid Thanksgiving to You

Yesterday I picked up an audio book from the library. As I received the plastic bag with Trevor Noah’s Born a Crime, I said to the librarian, “Have a good holiday!” He looked at me askance and said, “Yeah, right.” As he walked away, I snorted in laughter quietly to myself. That exchange was a […]

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