Sue Burke (mount_oregano) wrote,
Sue Burke
mount_oregano

An exciting vacation finale

As you should know, Spain defeated Germany 1-0 last night to win the 2008 European Soccer Championship. All of Spain exploded in joyous celebration with the victory.

My visiting niece and nephew became big fans, and they stayed up late to see the outcome. They even joined the street celebrations before and after the game. Waving their flags, they chanted "Es-pa-ÑA! Es-pa-ÑA! Es-pa-ÑA!" and other fans exuberantly waved back.

The game made for an exciting finish to their 10-day vacation in Spain. They're winging their way back home now, and I'll miss them very much.
Tags: personal, spanish
Subscribe

  • Dad’s three rules for success

    Late one Friday when the fish weren’t biting, Dad decided we could spend our time better having a beer at the little tavern in Green Lake Terrace,…

  • To burke or not to burke

    I have a common name. “Susan” ranked big in the decade when I was born. The surname “Burke” came to England and Ireland with the Normans and soon…

  • Felipe VI, Superking?

    King Juan Carlos I did not want his son to “wither” like Prince Charles of Great Britain waiting for the crown to pass to him. So on June 2, after 39…

  • Post a new comment

    Error

    default userpic

    Your reply will be screened

    Your IP address will be recorded 

    When you submit the form an invisible reCAPTCHA check will be performed.
    You must follow the Privacy Policy and Google Terms of use.
  • 0 comments