Tag Archives: Catalunya

Lexicomania at the Table

ABOVE: My first vocab list for Helena (age 10) made at her mother Eva’s request. I’m on pins and needles to show it. Each time I expose Helena to my fetish for coloring the enclosed spaces of letters, I detect … Continue reading

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Rhinovirus

A winter rhinovirus has bivouacked among the family like the Russian army this week. This blogger’s immune system has declared chest-cold war on it. Nights of bronchial bull-riding ensue, making for flat days. The only projects I can limp with … Continue reading

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Civil War Relic

A “nido de ametralladora” (machine gun nest) from the Civil War. It’s in an isolated coastal stretch near the old port of Salou. (c) 2018 JMN.

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Cheese

Many of the savory cheeses made on this farm are from goat’s milk. It’s on the coast near Al-Metlla de Mar. The goat milk soap was prominently hyped, but missing from inventory. (c) 2018 JMN.

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The “Mas”: Water

Of old, clothes were washed in this outdoor area. The water supply for the “mas” comes from this 60-meter-deep well. (c) 2018 JMN.

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“Soap Goat Milk”

This farm sells great goat cheeses and other homegrown products. (c) 2018 JMN.

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Trying to figure markers out

When you try to add color, they insist on making a line. Is that how they get their name?! This project is definitely up hill. Maybe just try black and white for a while. Can do virtually no image editing … Continue reading

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