Spaniards, Italians and Arabs, oh my!

You’d be forgiven, but you’d be wrong– [Read more]

Small town in a big city

vlc-cityPerhaps excluding a brief period as a toddler, I have never lived in a really small town. Before coming to Valencia, I had never lived in a big city. In some ways, I’m now living in both. [More….]


I have never lived in the south, and I don’t feel that I can unselfconsciously adopt “y’all” into my New Englander speech. I also doubt that I could pull off “yous” because it conjures up a New Jersey gangster figure, even though it may have Irish roots. While I’m in Spain, though, I’ve got the [More…]