Here’s a little recording I just stumbled upon. Patrick, Christine, and I were enjoying breakfast at the Busy Bee Diner in Ventura so there are occasional interruptions from our server in the audio. It was 8 October 2014 and Patrick had just finished his visit with me. We were on our way to the Santa (more)
This was a conversation between Patrick, Ivonne, and JP. It started with information about learning Spanish (there’s a separate recording that covers that in great detail), and then building a home, and from there to types of police officers in Spain and the U.S. There are places where Ivonne spoke in Spanish too quickly for (more)
Another recording from October 2014. Patrick talks about line drawings and a children’s book he’d written, drawn, and lost. JPI’m the son of Patrick of Meadows.
Several years before Patrick died he began sending me manuscripts and documents, boxes of them. During a 2014 visit we discussed these a bit, then shifted gears slightly to my own collection. This is that short recording. JPI’m the son of Patrick of Meadows.
This conversation of 23 March 2017 with Patrick is about some of his unfinished stories. The transcription is below. Patrick: Some stories are not finished yet and it says “to be continued,” and the very last one is obvious, it’s right in the middle of the story. But there are many of them that are (more)
A recording in which Patrick describes two drawings and how he came to acquire one and create the other.
Another one of those long conversations with Patrick, sharing a bottle Scotch at my dining table and talking about life, responsibility, love, and minding our own business. This one is from 7 Oct 2014 and was transcribed by Christine. The audio file is too big to post here, but if you want to hear it, (more)
This is the transcript of a conversation from 2014 between Patrick, Christine, and myself while at a Japanese restaurant. The topic was how to move to Spain as an American before devolving into silliness. (141007-203740-patrick-christine-asks-about-moving-to-spain.mp3) JPI’m the son of Patrick of Meadows.
Here’s another short conversation with Patrick in which he talks a little about the curse of Archduke Ludwig Salvator.
Here’s a short conversation with Patrick about coffee. It’s from November 2011. Here’s a transcription JP: OK, the difference between cafe solo, espresso, cappuccino, cortado? JP: Cafe solo is espresso, cortado is … PM: an espresso with a stain of milk … JP: a stain of milk which is called in Barcelona … PM: Tallat (more)