Star Trek at the EMP Museum –...

12th Jan, 2017

  If there is anything positive to be gleaned from losing someone you care about, it’s this: for a brief window of time, you remember to appreciate the people you…

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Palacio del Marqués de Dos Agüas...

11th Jan, 2017

In the center of Valencia sits the Palacio del Marqués de Dos Agüas (the Palace of the Marquis of … Two Waters? Wait, is that right? I’m basing this on my…

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The Jardínes del Túria, Valencia,...

4th Jan, 2017

I walked a lot in Spain. Ten or twelve miles on most days, sometimes more, most of it spent walking seemingly with purpose, and yet more often than not there…

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I Wore A Pink Bunny Suit in the...

24th Dec, 2016

I know that a good story requires build-up before a big reveal, but I’ve never had the patience for that. While everyone else is sitting through the rising action, I’m…

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The Alhambra, Granada, Spain

20th Oct, 2016

I’m going to tell you right now: when I visited the Alhambra, I took a lot of photos. Like, a whole lot of them.

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Getting Weird at the National Museum of...

28th Sep, 2016

If you were unable to guess from yesterday’s post, I’m oddly passionate about sculpture. This is surprising, even to me. If you asked me directly, I’d tell you: God, no,…

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Museo Fallero, Valencia, Spain

27th Sep, 2016

Do you remember when I told you about Las Fallas? The festival in Valencia where giant sculptures of plaster and wood are meticulously constructed over the course of a year,…

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La Ciudad de Las Artes y Ciencias,...

19th Jul, 2016

  I’ve tried to write about La Ciudad de las Artes y Ciencias (The City of Arts and Sciences) before. It’s a rather remarkable collection of buildings (an aquarium, a science…

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The Demise of Busky Chow Chow: Why I...

16th Jun, 2016

  Note: I started working on this post a while ago. I delayed publishing it, because it’s about laughing in a cemetery, and the empty void where my heart should be…

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