Walking To Bethlehem For Cotton Candy

Some days, the international news is just too much to bear. I stopped reading this morning and, instead, San Geraldo and I did the NY Times crossword puzzle together over our coffee. I prefer doing the crossword alone, but this morning I really enjoyed the togetherness.

Afterward, I went for a long walk. It began with a purpose but “the purpose” was closed because today is a national holiday, Fiesta de La Inmaculada Concepción (Feast of the Immaculate Conception). So I instead checked out the Municipal Nativity Scene (Belén) on the Plaza de Los Reyes Católicos. (Belén is Bethlehem in Spanish.)

I had no idea they had cotton candy in Bethlehem 2,016 years ago! (And candy apples!)

Thanks to San Geraldo and my walk in the sunshine, my day is so much sweeter.

(Click the images to sweeten your day.)

PLUS … FRESH COCONUT SLICES, CHORIZO …
AND SOMETHING WHITE SQUIRTED OUT OF A JUMBO TUBE?
A JEWISH SYNAGOGUE IN FUENGIROLA!!!

WE THREE KINGS…
NO ROOM AT THE INN…

LOOK AT THAT CROCHETING.
I WAS SO BUSY ADMIRING HER TABLECLOTH, I ALMOST MISSED
THAT GUY ON THE BALCONY IN HIS BATHROBE. 

THE BAKERY.
FIRST I THOUGHT, “COW.” THEN I THOUGHT “WELL-ENDOWED BULL.”
THEN I THOUGHT “DEFINITELY COW.” BUT, HELL, I’M FROM THE CITY!
BESIDES, WHO EVER HEARD OF A BULL BELL?!?
ON THE PLAZA DE LOS REYES CATÓLICOS.
(THE CATHOLIC QUEEN AND KING STATUE AT RIGHT.)

“You’re the apple on the stick…”

Author: Moving with Mitchell

From Brooklyn, New York; to North Massapequa; back to Brooklyn; Brockport, New York; back to Brooklyn... To Boston, Massachusetts, where I met Jerry... To Marina del Rey, California; Washington, DC; New Haven and Guilford, Connecticut; San Diego, San Francisco, Palm Springs, and Santa Barbara, California; Las Vegas, Nevada; Irvine, California; Sevilla, Spain. And Fuengirola, Málaga..

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