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Karen Leonard
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Little surprises, software edition
Hello, everyone. When we came home and I turned on the computer, it informed me that it needed to do an operating system update. Y'all probably know which Monster Sized corporation that was. Anyway, after it ran some new stuff appeared on my taskbar. And od...
Little surprises, software edition
Little surprises, software edition
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Looking back: San Martin de Laspra (further thoughts)
Hello, everyone. I looked back and noticed that, while I had titled a post "San Martin de Laspra" I hadn't actually said anything about it in the post. (Sorry about that.) The things I remember about San Martin de Laspra are these: It really is on a hilltop...
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Block Play
Hello, everyone. One of the new projects on the list is a baby-sized quilt. This is a tentative draft of the layout, minus sashing and borders as y'all can see. Fabrics in this medley are all from stash-on-hand. The Texas flag block is new. I used the 5 poi...
Block Play
Block Play
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After-action Report: Merrell Moab mid boots with Megagrip Vibram soles
Hello, everyone. Y'all may remember that I got new hiking boots for this trip, with a special sole that's supposed to be better for wet surfaces. Well, it is. The soles gripped just fine, both on wet and dry surfaces. Like these: Wet pavement after a shower...
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After-action Report: dopp boxes
Hello, everyone. This is a small note about how the dopp boxes worked out in practice. 1. They have enough space, if one uses the elastic loops on the lid for storing some things. Otherwise, if one puts the stuff in there in a heap, it becomes somewhat frus...
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Yum.
Hello, everyone. This is just a quick note appreciating the place DH likes best for breakfast in Madrid. Possibly in all of Spain! La Mallorquina at Puerto del Sol They have pastries and pastries and pastries. Also of course cafe con leche. There is also a ...
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Yum.
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El Escorial visit
Hello, everyone. Today we went out to the famous El Escorial monastery and royal residence. First we went to our local Metro station and rode to the Moncloa interchange. Then we boarded a bus and rode for over an hour (it was rush hour) to the village 50 km...
El Escorial visit
El Escorial visit
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St. Michael's Basilica, Madrid
Hello, everyone. Today we walked around and found Mass at what, for Madrid, is almost the crack of dawn: 10:30 in the morning. We were at the Basilica of St. Michael, which is also the nunciature (Vatican embassy basically) to Spain. I took a photo of the a...
St. Michael's Basilica, Madrid
St. Michael's Basilica, Madrid
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In Santiago, third day
Hello, everyone. After tending to the Compostela paperwork on Wednesday afternoon--there was a line but it moved right along--and tons of educational stuff yesterday, today we got down to the whole reason for the pilgrimage. We visited the tomb of the Apost...
In Santiago, third day
In Santiago, third day
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In Santiago, 2nd day
Hello, everyone. Today, one of our planned rest days, we put walking shoes back on our feet and went discovering things. We visited the church and museum of the Benedictinas, San Paio Antealtares, on the Rua Sacra. The church was using a tabernacle veil--a ...
In Santiago, 2nd day
In Santiago, 2nd day
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