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Bimba's rescue story: adopt a dog

Bimba’s Story: Adopt a Dog, Mutts Rule!

I’ve had pets all my life, I need animals in my life (and so I married Alex jaja, just kidding). Seriously now, since I moved to Spain I had been wanting a dog. In Caracas I had two dogs, a cat and a younger brother. Suddenly I found myself living in a crowded apartment in Barcelona, even sharing my bed with a friend for some months, and still feeling a little bit lonely. During three years I tried convincing myself that plants could distract me from wanting a dog. I moved again, to Madrid this time. I was unemployed and with too much time in my hands, so decided I could volunteer for a shelter. I signed in as temporary foster home for rescued dogs. Bimba was rescued from a small village in Toledo, along with three of her puppies and her brother Bola (also the father of her pups). The owners had gotten both of them as puppies. They were locked in a patio from which they had never come out. When Bimba had …

bilingual is better

Bilingual is Better

Ok, I’ve been absent for quite a while, but it’s time to take this blog seriously now. Alex has installed me a languages plugin, so I will be able to write both in English and Spanish now Which kind of makes more sense, considering most of my friends and family are Spanish speakers.Welcome to bilingual Mrs. Lentil!  

My Respect to Pedestrians in High Heels

I moved from Barcelona to Madrid last August because A. got a good job offer here. I’ve been job searching since then without much luck. Yesterday, I finally had an interview for an account manager spot in an interesting looking company. Being my first shot of the year, I decided to go with the full corporate look… high heels and all. Sexy underwear (always makes me feel confident), perfectly ironed pants and shirt, neat looking hair-do and makeup… and high heels –which I had to dust off because they had been in a box for 3 years. Walking to the metro station, I was so proud of myself. I walked as if I owned the sidewalk. I got there 15 minutes early and didn’t even feel the need to sit down while I waited for them to meet with me. After the interview and some written tests, as I left the building full of optimism, I called A. to meet me for lunch. I was in the mood  of celebrating that I was back in …