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Barcelona Bound

By Marilyn Baron  Our Mediterranean cruise started and ended in Barcelona, the capital of Catalonia and Spain’s second largest city. We took the cruise with our good friends to celebrate our 39th anniversaries. We’ve known this couple since college and we were married a week apart. This was my third trip to Barcelona and my […]

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New Year’s Traditions

Traditions.  I think its safe to say that we all love them.  Certain times of the years, holidays, birthdays, anniversaries, we have traditions to hold onto and help us remember why we love those days and, sometimes, why they’re not that special. Events in our lives shape these traditions.  I use to make a popcorn […]

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Americans Writers in Spain by Marilyn Baron

One thing that surprised me on my trip to Spain was learning about all of the American cultural influences—the artists, writers, even an American bullfighter, who visited, lived, wrote in and wrote about, Spain. American writers have a long literary tradition in that country. Since I’m a writer and a reader, I found those connections […]

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10 Things I Like/Learned About Spain By Marilyn Baron

My sister Elaine and I took a one week Tauck tour to Spain this summer which took us to Barcelona, Granada, the south of Spain (Ronda and Andalucia), Seville, Cordoba and Madrid. We saw the oldest bullring in the world in Ronda; took a horse-drawn carriage ride and saw a private flamenco performance in Seville; […]

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