Pubs, and so forth

Pleased to learn my story “Bunting,” which was published in the summer 2020 Bracken Magazine, was a Recommended Read/Honorable Mention … More

Cri de Cœur

In 2019, I had a good life in the U.S., and absolutely no intention of ever leaving it. But then … More

Borned in Madrid!

May 15 is San Isidro Day, the day of Madrid’s patron saint. In true Madrileño fashion, that requires festivities from … More

Requisite Spring

Between the last walk I took in the park and now, it has become an exuberance of lilacs. The green … More

Weather Report: Sun

It has been an odd spring. Back in January and February, when it ought to have rained, it stubbornly refused … More

Weather Report

This morning, porteros were busily, ineffectually sluicing dust blown from the Sahara off Madrid’s doorsteps. The meteorologists tweeted: “don’t go … More


Saturday morning, I got the text: the person I’d spent a few hours with on Friday was suddenly part of … More