What does the word mean? It turns out that it can be incredibly nuanced from one person to another. There are also differences between American and Spanish versions of legality. I will admit that in my younger days, there were times when I operated in the gray areas of legality, but those days are gone.
We are making great progress. Better than I expected. A month before we left the U.S. for Spain, I met with a colleague who had taken his family to Spain a few years earlier. Actually, what happened is that whenever I told someone at work what we were planning, they would invariably ask me, “Oh, do you know Alec? He did the same thing…”