Adventures with my Mom

Living abroad means that you can’t always wish your mom a happy Mother’s Day in person. Luckily for me, my cup still runneth over with the memories of our most recent visit.   This is the second installment of the photos and experiences from our trip to Portugal and Northern Spain last month. The time…

The Gilmore Girl effect.

It is quite possible that Lorelai Gilmore is to blame for all that is wrong with families today. I didn’t watch Gilmore Girls when it first aired in 2000. I don’t know why, I was definitely watching TV back then. Same reason that I didn’t watch Grey’s Anatomy or Lost or How I Met Your…

Squeeze your mom today.

Living abroad means that you might not get to give your mom an in-person hug on Mother’s Day. But if you’re lucky, like I am, you’ll have a jet-setting mom, who loves to travel, and who comes to visit so you get your Mother’s Day hugs a week early. Last week, while Manolo and the…