We have talked a lot about embracing the culture here, and Lars and I had our introduction to the “other” religion in Spain. Yes, I am talking about Spanish Fútbol. For Lars’ birthday, I purchased two tickets in one of the VIP sections at Málaga’s Estadio La Rosaleda.
Happy Birthday Lars!
Now the entire Wagoner Family has celebrated a “Happy Birthday” while living in Spain. Now that he is 11, he isn’t a little kid. It was a school day for Lars, so we celebrated after school was out at 2pm. He requested Teriyaki Steak for Lunch along with a American Cake. Luckily we have some cake mix and frosting from the U.S., so he was a happy camper. The pièce de résistance was his gift. Alan is taking him with VIP passes to a professional Fútbol Game this weekend! Continue reading
Let me clarify. Technically, I wasn’t invited; Anya was. But, it is the first time I’ve attended a Spanish Birthday Party here as a parent. Now that we’ve cleared that up, I can get into the details of the experience.
I asked Anya what I should expect. She shrugged her shoulders, rolled her eyes, and said, “It’s a birthday party, Dad”. Fair enough. Ask a stupid question, get a smart-alecky answer. I was trying to do my homework though. Continue reading
Today has been a fantastic 47th Birthday for me! Wow, when did I get so old? I still feel as young as ever…well, at least in my 30’s. Oh well, I guess it is all about how you feel and not the number.