a peek inside the fishbowl

15 Jul, 2006

Well. Isn’t this a surprise?

Posted by andrea tomkins in: Misc. life

So this was waiting for me in my Inbox when we came home from camping:

RD_spanish.jpg

This was the email attached to it:

Hi Andrea, did you have any idea that they would
translate the [Reader’s Digest] article into spanish,
and publish it (May 2006) all across Latin America? :-)

I don’t know when the interview took place. Some
articles take months to be translated. I know because
I have bought the english edition whenever I go
(shopping) to the South of Texas with my family. Then
months later, when the spanish edition arrives home, I
find some of the articles I read months before.

Well, that’s all. Sorry for filling your inbox with
attachments of up to 1 MB, but I wanted to say hi, and
pass you something cool for your blog.

Let me know if you’re interested in a copy. I’ll send
it to you for free.

Take care,

Tomas U.
Monterrey, Mexico

FYI – the original scan of the (English) Reader’s Digest is here.

Thank you so much Tomas. You made my day. And Hello Latin America! Or should I say, hola ?


No Responses to "Well. Isn’t this a surprise?"

comment form:

Patronatus

Have a great summer at Saunders Farm!


Mrs Tiggywinkle's - the best toy store in Ottawa


Click me!


Archives

Stay in touch



Me and my pet projects

Ottawa Bucket list

Subscribe via email

Enter your email address to subscribe to this blog and receive notifications of new posts by email.


  • andrea tomkins: I'm happy to have the one tent! This particular site wasn't big enough to accommodate two tents, even two smaller ones. The view at this site was love
  • Splake: One big tent or two small? Hm? 2 small is better, me thinks. Views?
  • a peek inside the fishbowl » Blog Archive Silent Lake 2018: last post! - a peek inside the fishbowl: […] been a busy week! The highlights: I got to fly on a vintage WWII bomber and Mark and I celebrated our 20th wedding anniversary with a little
  • Bloodless: The park definitely is super-fun. I agree about the asphalt pathways - which is why we definitely wear our water shoes. The Vortex is an interesting
  • andrea tomkins: It was REALLY special. The more I think about it, the more grateful I am to have had this experience. re: the volume. Everyone was given headphones
  • Brien Marshall: Thanks for sharing that - what a way to get a visceral sense of how those airmen must have felt, minus the extra fear of not knowing if this would be
  • Ginger: And now I read part two and followed your link back to hiking with fly paper attached to your hat... Maybe camping in Canada isn't so different tha

The Obligatory Blurb

My name is Andrea and I live in the Westboro area of Ottawa with my husband Mark and our two daughters Emma (18) and Sarah (16). I am the managing editor of our community newspaper, the Kitchissippi Times. I am a longtime Ottawa blogger, and I've occupied this little corner of the WWW since 1999... which makes me either a total dinosaur or a veteran, I'm not sure which! The Fishbowl is my whiteboard, water cooler, and journal, all rolled into one. I'm passionate about healthy living, arts and culture, family travel, great gear, good food, and sharing the best of Ottawa for families. I also love vegetables, photography, gadgets, and great design.

If you'd like to contact me, please use this form. If you're so inclined, you can read more about me here. Thank you for visiting!

 


E-book alert!

Shopping Embargo e-book promo

My right hand is actually a camera

Connect with me at these places too!

Piper is on Instagram

On the nightstand

All hail the mighty Twitter