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Barrio Barceloneta plus a special Thanksgiving guest.

10 November, 2016 (07:24) | Living in Europe

Barceloneta is roughly triangular, bordered by the Mediterranean Sea, Port Vell, and the El Born neighborhood. We even have our own flag. I don’t know how many square kilometers big it is, but my guess is less than 5 (which would translate to less than 7 miles). The neighborhood is shaped like a big slice […]

HaPpY to be HaPpY!

18 August, 2016 (03:31) | Living in Europe

Summer Staycation After spending a fun winter in L.A. we return to our idyllic life here on our beach in Barceloneta. No stress. No anxiety. No lofty, unattainable goals or stressful adventures. Every day is a blessing. Time to be. Happy is we. Skimming the glistening sea sparkly, lucid, flippant, and free †¥† I haven’t […]

Addicted to ¨The Sport of The 3rd Millenium”

30 December, 2015 (07:14) | Living in Europe

Those of you who have been following my writing and/or this here blog for any length of time will remember my days of being a tennis head. At the peak of my tennis career in New Zealand I was playing on 3 teams and became very active in the tennis scene. In New Zealand tennis […]