Artful Spanish metropolis of my dreams

Oh Barcelona, I still dream of living with you. Your sunny disposition and friendly residents, your cheap beers and tasty food, your sidewalk-to-rooftop sculptural homes, I love you so! Lauren and I started our day with a walk and reservations at Sagrada Familia, a 137-year-old gothic cathedral designed by Barcelona architect Antoni Gaudi. We booked…

A Heritage of Joy (of Cooking)

My grandmother loved the popular cookbook The Joy of Cooking and it became a part of my heritage, but not just as a source for recipes.