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Summer Begins

Summer begins early here in Southern Spain.  Long days with orange sunsets lingering closer to midnight every week. Long days full of sand, friends and long lunches under oversize umbrellas perched atop the lolling seashore. Vista Hermosa is a stone’s throw from the Navy base where we do our grocery shopping and Dr. appts.  How… Continue reading Summer Begins

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Germany Part 3: Luxembourg

One beautiful sunny day, while in Germany, we decided to head to Luxembourg.  With guidebook in hand we drove along the green pastures between Germany to Luxembourg City. A s we rounded a curve, I caught a glimpse of the walled city perched along the cliffs, grand gingerbread buildings and stiletto steeples tiling the historic… Continue reading Germany Part 3: Luxembourg

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Memorial Day Weekend in Madrid And Toledo

It’s become our family tradition to take a fun trip over Memorial Day weekend.  Last year we went to Portugal and this year we headed up north to Madrid and Toledo, Spain.  Good friends of ours, Joey and Rena, just moved to Madrid so we decided to go see their new place and tour around… Continue reading Memorial Day Weekend in Madrid And Toledo

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Three Little Bears Welcome the Warm Season

Warm is here.  The people of Andalucia are feeling the effects of spring with crocuses and irises popping up from the ground, birds chirping and beaches getting slowly crowded.  This past weekend the Little Bear Family decided to take a mini-vacation to usher in the sunlight and warm temperatures.  Papa Bear’s softball tournament was a… Continue reading Three Little Bears Welcome the Warm Season

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3 Little Bears’ Valentine’s Weekend

The little Bear family headed into Sevilla for a beautiful Valentine’s day.  What was to be one night away from home turned into two sweet nights when their car overheated just yards from the underground parking garage.  This little family’s luck with cars was not the greatest but they didn’t let it ruin their magical… Continue reading 3 Little Bears’ Valentine’s Weekend

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2008 – Year In Review

Happy New Year Everyone!  We cannot believe it’s 2009 already.  This year has been amazing and action packed for the Taylor family.  Joe always says that the way you celebrate New Year’s Eve is how your year will play out.  We rang in 2008 with great friends in Korea and we’ve been so blessed when… Continue reading 2008 – Year In Review

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Marriage Retreat in Costa Ballena

Last weekend a few couples from Moron joined up with some other couples from Rota Naval Station for a marriage retreat at the beautiful Barcelo Resort on the Costa Ballena in Cadiz Province. The Moron group (Kane and Celina with their cute little baby, Austin, us and Lisa and Brady). The hotel was beautiful but… Continue reading Marriage Retreat in Costa Ballena