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Book Review: Tristina

Tristina Galdos, Benito Perez New York Review Books, 2014 translation Set in Madrid in the late 18, early 1900’s, the densely complicated short novel begins with a description of an aging gentleman who’s primary life interest, it seems, is to … Continue reading

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Experiencing Germany With Three of My Nieces. Part 8 – Munich

We started off the next morning with a bit of a bittersweet moment; my oldest niece was departing our tour and catching a train to Amsterdam for the next phase of her journey.  My friend and I took her to … Continue reading

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Seattle Soundings – Folklife Festival

Walking by Seattle Center on a Memorial Day weekend, one can’t help but hearing the rich tapestry of sound coming from within or noticing the streams of people in a festive mood walking to or from the venue. On being … Continue reading

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My Tokyo soundtrack

Every so often a part of a song will start running through my head, and occasionally it happens consistently enough with a place or an activity that it becomes part of my perception of that experience. Tokyo is no exception, … Continue reading

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