No postcard this year. Photos are from a previous trip to Barcelona, remembering why this city is great and is an enduring, all-time favorite.

And how about the cutest donut ever? Meet the “Naked” one with a rose for St. Jordi’s Day. Stay sweet!


Behold the biggest paella for 20 that I’ve ever been a part of cooking. Mmmm.

“Seeing the best in people will be your downfall,” are cautionary words I’ve heard from the time I was young, advice I haven’t heeded. Yes, it bit me in the @ss this week, but I’d rather believe in humanity and stay true to myself.