An American in Andalusia: A Legal Residency Saga

As most of you know, I currently live in Andalusia, in southern Spain.  What I’ve never really written that much about was the paperwork hoops we had to jump through in order to become legal residents.  If you are an American and you want to move to Spain, you will…

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Favorite Places and Spaces: Iceland

I’m switching up my blogging schedule – normally on Wednesdays I do my Writing about Reading bit, but right now I’m sitting on a plane on the way to Newark from Reykjavik, Iceland, and I want to tell you about the past three days. It’s my blog, so I can…

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Early photographic art: Frank Hurley

Recently I read a book about Ernest Shackelton’s Endurance journey to Antarctica, which started out as the first expedition planned to cross the entire continent, but wound up instead trapped in pack ice when barely starting out.  After spending nearly a year drifting in a giant circle with the tide in the…

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