Hi! My name is Kaley, and%u2014yes%u2014I%u2019m an American girl living in Spain. I started this blog as a way to keep up with my family back home in Indiana, when I moved to Salamanca, Spain back in 2009. I kept it up for the 2010%u20132011 school year when I was working as an English teacher in Zamora, Spain, regaling you with humorous anecdotes from my 200 high school students studying English. I came to Spain to learn Spanish. I stayed because of a boy %u2026 We got married on July 7, 2012, and we're currently living in Madrid!
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5 Mistakes I Still Make in Spanish Posted on 09/25/2014
After 5 years in this country, you might begin to think that I am fluent, 100% bilingual, and I would thank you for that assumption, but you would be wrong. Sadly. Sadly, I still make mistakes in Spanish, and these mistakes do drive me...
Visiting Gran Canaria: Beaches, Mountains, and Villages Posted on 09/09/2014
We just returned from spending five whole days on Gran Canaria, the Canary Islands’ second most populous island. I had been under the impression that las Islas Canarias were named after, you know, canaries. After all, canario means...
How Speaking Spanish Influences My English Posted on 08/28/2014
I was having a conversation the other day with Mario—in English this time. (It varies.) We were talking about my trip out west and an animal I encountered along the way: a chipmunk. In Spanish, the word for chipmunk and squirrel is...
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