Monday, July 30, 2012

New class started today!

A group of intermediate students gathered today to continue learning Spanish.  We discussed what we did during vacation and told a short story about a Spanish princess and French prince, both escaping "la vida loca" in their home countries by living in Ashland.

See the notes and a similar story at the "Current Class" tab.

Wednesday, July 18, 2012

El mole poblano

¿Qué es el mole poblano?  Y ¿por qué se llama así?  Lee este artículo del Spanish Institute of Puebla "¡Este es mi mero mole!"  y después busca un buen restaurante para probarlo. 
PictureSpanish Institute of Puebla tiene mucha información interesante y útil para ayudarte a aprender español.  Explora su sitio web (

Tuesday, July 17, 2012

¿Ballenas en el desierto del Perú?

Geologists are finding fossils of whales miles from the coast.  They are buried in the sands of the desert near Ocucaje, south of Lima, north of Nazca.  Read more.

Thursday, July 12, 2012

Another trail to Machu Picchu

Another trail parallel to the traditional trail from Cusco to near Machu Picchu has been discovered recently.  These "trails" were constructed more like roads and you can still walk on them in many places throughout the ancient Inca empire.  Read the story:

Tuesday, July 3, 2012

New class coming up!

After several students requested more classes, I will be offering an intensive week of Spanish lessons for intermediate students.

Join us the week of July 30 - August 3, 2012 --  Monday, Wednesday and Friday, 3:00-5:00 pm each day.
Tuition: $60 per student for the series.  Location to be determined - but it will be in Ashland.

Please sign up by sending me an e-mail at

 or call me, (get number from OLLI) even if you already sent me an e-mail.  I need to know how many students are really planning and able to attend this session.

Thanks for your interest and ideas!