Meanwhile Back at the Ranch October 22nd 2010 A lot of things have kept me up at night but I could never imagine that it might be the huff and stamp of a hundred bulls outside my bedroom window. Morning couldn’t come quickly enough.
Looking back over this last paragraph, I fear it is open for misinterpretation. What I meant to say is this: I couldn’t wait for the sun to come up, over the faintly illuminated hills and the vast lands ... read more
Europe » Spain » Andalusia » Jaén » Linares Spain's powerful world empire of the 16th and 17th centuries ultimately yielded command of the seas to England. Subsequent failure to embrace the mercantile and industrial revolutions caused the country to fall behind Britain, France, and Germany in ... ... read more