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Parade de Gigantes

24 September 2015

A tradition of festival La Merce. A prade of giant effigies (gigantes) represent the people of Barcelona.

Gigantes

Gigantes

Gigantes

Gigantes

Gigantes

Gigantes

La Sagrada Familia

24 September 2015

Gaudi's cathedral, in all its glory. Best seen early in the morning or late in the evening.

La Sagrada Familia

La Sagrada Familia

La Sagrada Familia

La Sagrada Familia

La Sagrada Familia

La Sagrada Familia

Correfoc

21 September 2015

Day one in Barcelona and we made it to the Correfoc (fire run) event as part of Festival La Merce.

Correfoc, before the start

Correfoc, before the start

Correfoc, kickoff of the fire run

Correfoc, kickoff of the fire run

Correfoc, march of the dragons

Correfoc, march of the dragons

Uma

21 September 2015

We went to Restaurant UMA, a slightly hidden, unmarked location just West of downtown Barcelona.

'Olive' infusion

'Olive' infusion

Chef Iker Erauzkin

Chef Iker Erauzkin

'Potatoes' that are actually foie

'Potatoes' that are actually foie

DrupalCamp Colorado

29 July 2014

I'll be heading out to Denver to give a Sunday keynote at DrupalCamp Colorado.

DrupalCON Portland

18 May 2013

On Monday, I will fly out for DrupalCON Portland. This will be my 14th (!) DrupalCON, dating back to 2006.

Jazz for Stoics

18 May 2013

These are remarks that I prepared for my father's funeral. He died on Tuesday, May 14th. It was sudden and unexpected.

Dave Rickard and sons

Aaron Winborn, update 2

3 April 2013

Back in July 2012, I wrote about Aaron Winborn's diagnosis with ALS. To encourage donations to his special needs trust, I and the other co-authors of Drupal 7 Module Development pledged to donate quarter 3 and quarter 4 royalties to the trust.

Support for Aaron Winborn, update

16 December 2012

Back in July I wrote about Aaron Winborn's diagnosis with ALS. To encourage donations to his special needs trust, I and the other co-authors of Drupal 7 Module Development pledged to donate quarter 3 and quarter 4 royalties to the trust.

DrupalCon Munich: Plans and Goals

17 August 2012

I'm packing up to get on a plane for Munich -- for the second time in the last year, in fact. Really anticipating a great week. Munich is a great city, and Drupal events are full of great people.