Thanks

I could say that Fernando is one of my Friends, he is in charge of cleaning our offices and other common areas of the faculty building where I work. Recently he told me that he had found a note of gratitude which had made him feel happy, proud and satisfied. I shared his happiness and […]

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San Antonio

Last week it was Saint Anthony´s Day and, although Saint-based festivities are becoming less popular because of a more secular calendar, it is a date I usually don´t forget. There is a powerful reason that explains that, my oldest son is called Antonio, and it is also the name of different members of the family. […]

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Sin jamón, por favor

La expresión más habitual al finalizar una consumición en un bar o restaurante es:«la cuenta, por favor». Si la primera impresión es que la cantidad es razonable, no suelo revisar el desglose; una mala costumbre porque cualquiera se puede equivocar. Igual de malo que no conocer los precios del plato elegido antes de pedirlo. Y […]

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Mother

There wasn’t even a bag or a perfume bottle, not even flowers. There weren´t any presents and we did not have lunch together to celebrate Mother´s Day, just a few words between my sons and me and a call to my mother. Fortunately I can still call my mom and congratulate her for doing her […]

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