Author Archives: Lane Feler

About Lane Feler

Full of fo-luv.

Dificultades y dominio

I was warned about culture shock. It apparently is enough of a problem that it has been dissected and classified in four stages: honeymoon, negotiation, adjustment and mastery. I would imagine it comes as no surprise to anyone that relocating … Continue reading

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Bailando por la vida: La boda de oro

I have been trying to do the math for weeks. Manuela is turning 67… she was married at 19… but she was going to celebrate her 50th wedding anniversary, her boda de oro. It wasn’t until halfway through the fiesta that … Continue reading

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El amor y su audiencia

When I was little, my parents encouraged my brothers and I to bring books to business dinners as entertainment. That may explain why I don’t watch TV regularly, although more likely, all the activities I did played a part. I … Continue reading

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Dientes y donantes

Yesterday, on Valentine’s Day, Santiago packed me a lunch to eat between classes. “Here’s your bocadillo, your apple, your juice box, and… your chocolate.” Marry me now, Santiago, my heart cried. The 50-year age difference doesn’t matter! I gave him … Continue reading

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The Art of the Botellón

Imagine that the Georgetown waterfront extends all along the Potomac for miles. The monuments in the background glow in the night, the Key Bridge is actually an architectural masterpiece. Music distantly fills the air. Then, the clincher—everyone in the whole … Continue reading

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Mi familia sevillana

The following are the top 10 reasons why I love my host parents, and why my mother may have a hard time getting me to come home: 1) Their 50th wedding anniversary is in March and they are renewing their … Continue reading

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En camino a Sevilla

I have never been one to bemoan Fate, but now seems a good time to start. Of course, a blizzard just decided to wreak havoc upon my destination: New York City. From there, I am driving to the lovely state … Continue reading

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