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2018 – The burgeoning year of Guarro Martinez

19 January, 2019 (10:22) | Living in Europe

After I returned from my Skanksters reunion, Mark and I decided to start a rock band, which we named Guarro Martinez. In Spanish the word Guarro means a very rude or dirty person of low class, what we in America call white trash. Martinez is the name of the street in Gracia where we all […]

June of 2017 – The SKANKSTERS band 35 year reunion in L.A.

17 January, 2019 (01:05) | Living in Europe

Selfie I took after my SKANKSTERS reunion gig (June 2017) 2 weeks after returning from Greece I flew solo to LA for the 35 year reunion of my band The Skanksters, who were popular in LA in the 80’s and 90’s. It was Roger Steffan’s 75th birthday. Roger is a well known music producer, author, […]

Long Live Revolutionary Art! (Athens)

8 December, 2017 (11:52) | Living in Europe

One of our ulterior motives in buying a home in Barcelona was to have a solid launching pad from where we could fly out to conquer Europe and Morocco.  We love traveling from Barcelona because so many places are only a 1 to 3 hour flight away. We equally enjoy returning home to our beloved […]