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Month: June, 2013

Impressions from Berlin – May 2013

8 June, 2013 (06:48) | Living in Europe

Mark and I spent our 16th wedding anniversary in Berlin, where neither of us had been. We had no expectations, so it was a relaxed yet educational trip. Our first morning was sunny, so we took a cruise down the River Spree and canals: Its fun to sit back and document the eccentric cityscape from […]

Malibu after the fires – Serrano Canyon Trail

7 June, 2013 (14:59) | Living in Europe

A couple weeks before I came to L.A. these fires were raging through Malibu Canyons: Every time I am in L.A. I take a Malibu hike with Michelle, who lives in Paradise Cove. She decided in advance we would hike Serrano to view the fire’s aftermath. She had been hiking there only a few weeks […]

Festa San Jordi and La Diva Cubista

7 June, 2013 (09:12) | Living in Europe

April 23, 2013 This Festa San Jordi we set up a kiosk in front of our Partners in Rhyme headquarters. My friend Ernesto translated 6 stories from Whatever Happened to Suzuki Beane? San Jordi is a popular holiday in Barcelona, with florists and authors cashing in everywhere. We were surprised to sell 28 copies of […]