Church bells in Canet

Church bells in Canet

Gentle readers, this post is long overdue.In November 2021, a friend invited us to see the installation of the church bells in Canet. In the cycle of church history, installing new bells (in Castellano, campanas) is an important event and can happen as rarely as...

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After 6 years

After 6 years

An experience living in another country can be life-changing, and I know it was that way for me. I was lucky to have visited Spain in 2010, and moved to Valencia in 2013. Eight-ish years ago, I didn't know what to expect, how to plan for such a big move, or what...

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2018: Green Spaces

2018: Green Spaces

In a recent conversation with a friend, she commented on the amount of non-grassy or non-tree areas in my photos. Looking through my pictures, I have to agree that the green space is not as prominent as I feel it should be. While I have emphasized green spaces in...

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2018: Spring Day part 1

2018: Spring Day part 1

The days we were walking around Valencia provided a unique opportunity to enjoy springtime. Valencia is a pleasantly walk-able city, as I have mentioned before, and the abundance of sunlight and sheer number of different views of the city were a perfect vacation...

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2018: Who brought the tourists?

2018: Who brought the tourists?

Way back in 2013, I wrote a post about the Water Court, or the Tribunal de las Aguas. I said it before, and I'll say it again: some things are worth seeing in person, even if they are not big, flashy events. Typically, the Water Court is something of an antiquated...

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2018: Stroll in Xúquer

2018: Stroll in Xúquer

When people ask me about my choice of Valencia, I often respond with lots of flowery descriptions and commentary. It's the lifestyle, the people, the food, the variety of new places to visit. Really, it isn't just one of these things or even all of them. When I am in...

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Big Opportunities Come with Big Changes

Big Opportunities Come with Big Changes

Gentle readers, as I write this, I am making big plans in my life to take advantage of an opportunity that I could not pass up. As many of you already know, I work at home for a major educational publishing company, writing grants and developing other resources that...

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