A very baroque evening

A very baroque evening

A musician friend of mine recently invited me to a concert where he was performing. As part of this church’s Lenten music series, this concert featured baroque music. While I do enjoy baroque music, there was a second reason I wanted to go: the church. There are many...
Orange street

Orange street

I grew up in the Deep South, in Georgia. At our house, we had three trees that thrived in the central Georgia climate: A holly tree, a dogwood tree, and the pièce de résistance, a pecan tree. Every other year, the pecan tree would drop an enormous number of...
Celebrating Asian New Year in Valencia

Celebrating Asian New Year in Valencia

Next to the historic North Train Station in Valencia (Estació del Nord in Valenciano), there is a thriving Asian community. While not quite matching the grandeur of San Francisco’s Chinatown, Valencia’s smaller version is still a rich resource worthy of experiencing....