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Month: July, 2014

The Unsung Heroes of Barcelona

19 July, 2014 (09:54) | Living in Europe

These are the unsung heroes of Barcelona. These government employees, in fluorescent attire, are always seen cleaning up the grounds, beaches, parks, streets, water. Dressed in bright green, they are always in the background, especially early in the mornings, combing the beaches for flotsam and sweeping the boardwalk of debris. We’ve been living here almost […]

Flip side of winter in L.A.

2 July, 2014 (05:53) | Living in Europe

View from my piano as I look out the window and play it. My Baldwin Baby Grand piano lives here full time. Its the first piano I’ve ever played and has been in the family since I was 4 years old. Luckily I’ve managed to hang on to it all these years. Mark has a […]