Scenes from Jerez #8: Plaza de las Angustias

Plaza de las Angustias may not be the most beautiful plaza of Jerez, although it could compete if it weren’t for the occasional cars that circle the raise gardens and fountain that make up this plaza; with its tall palms, enormous agaves, and huge bell shaped flowers that droop down from the bushes this plaza has a tropical style, made for sweltering hot summers. Continue reading “Scenes from Jerez #8: Plaza de las Angustias”

Sunday Times

Why is it that on Sundays life feels a little more lived? What is it about the day that makes the heart more open, the eyes more searching, speech slower? Is there something inherent in it that makes the sight of a pretty girl lovelier and of a homeless man harder? Or are these heightened feelings just the biological, mechanical results of the brain’s recovery from long nights of too little sleep and too many drinks, just like in Johnny Cash’s Sunday Morning Come-Down? Continue reading “Sunday Times”

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