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Meditación en Castilla (Meditation in Castile)

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La cita de la semana:

Estos campos, inmensa sinfonía en sangre reseca, sin árboles, sin matices de frescura, sin ningún descanso al cerebro, llenos de oraciones supersticiosas, de hierros quebrados, de pueblos enigmáticos, de hombres mustios, productos penosos de la raza colosal y de sombras augustas y crueles…

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Time to Change

After reading Wild by Cheryl Strayed, I remembered so many times in which I struggled and had given up on life. So many of her experiences were so relatable to mine in a way or another. 1,950 more words

Gloss upon the Odyssey

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Everything in this book may well seem both to lovers of poetry and to classical scholars an unnecessary gloss upon the Odyssey.

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Panda Goes Home

Finally the bus was here. We had been waiting for more than an hour. It was supposed to be  here at 8 pm, but it arrived past 9 p.m. 860 more words

Green On Red

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South of Toledo there was a green country still – green trees against brick-red earth, trees so intense they seemed to throw green shade and turn the dust around them to grass.

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Panda and her Friend Beat Level 20

Miguel was in his car waiting for me. I took with me a totoro shaped backpack, a water bottle, and two bottles of raspberry tea. I thought that would be enough for our small yet adventurous trip.  629 more words