Not one to pass up a fortuitous holiday after the unforgivably lackluster Christmas season, the Spaniards geared up for frolic in the snow when Filomena stormed in. But when the pristine snow iced over and the fun was over, they're back to the old normal of the unrelenting COVID-19 and the elusive vaccines -- the much-touted light at the end of the tunnel -- that another Filomena could well snuff out if only because they're awfully scarce. The busted hospitality industry. . .
The President of Spain followed the news "with concern."
What was going on more than half a century ago in then-quaint Spain? Folks on tenterhooks over smoking-or-not-to-smoke. A bright and beautiful Dutch princess falling for “young Spanish marqués of excellent lineage and large fortune”. Jeers and brawls in the bullring. Boni, the overly-amorous elephant sending his 16-ton dancing partner, Barbati, tripping and falling over spectators at the circus.
Here's an authoritative Q&A about the current rage -- the COVID-19 vaccines -- from no less than the European Union's European Medicines Agency. You can't give it a miss, can you now?
Think about it, the Savior has come down from his perch in Heaven, in his annual date with "Sinners" on Earth. A gesture of Love and Generosity. Just what the Christians and the non-Christians need in these times of affliction, of the unrelenting spread of The Curse of biblical proportions, a.k.a. the coronavirus.
There are approximately 100 Spanish cheeses with a Denomination of Origin and over 200 types of rural-produced small-farm cheeses throughout the country, including Girona´s 100% goat, and 100% sheep, cheese Ricotta with their symbolically renowned dessert called “Mei I mató”, one of Salvador Dalí and the Adrìa Brothers' favorite desserts.