Sue Burke (mount_oregano) wrote,
Sue Burke
mount_oregano

National Health Day

The day of the El Gordo Lottery drawing is also National Health Day in Spain. That's because everyone who doesn't win says, "Well, at least I still have my health." And good health is priceless.

I'm healthy, and I congratulate all the winners, none of whom are me -- but, oh well, it was fun to dream. Thank you to those who wished me luck. It's the thought that counts.

Now the Christmas festivities have begun in earnest in Spain. Even Zapatero and Rajoy, two politicians normally engaged in a daily duel to the death, have wished each other happy holidays. Expect as little as possible to be done between now and January 10 by everyone, including me.

¡Felicitaciones!

— Sue Burke

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.
  • 5 comments