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Letters for Good

Letters for Good

We wrote letters,

 

Otousan

Otousan

Otousan is the name I call my Dad. He can cook something fierce and we’re embarking on a review of the amazing recipes he knows and loves.

 

Fermenting At Home

Fermenting At Home

Being home has offered an entirely different kind of travel.

 

Essay in The Christian Science Monitor

Essay in The Christian Science Monitor

Today, an essay I wrote about our dear family in San Juan De Oriente was published in The Christian Science Monitor’s Home Forum. Check it …

 

In Which We Destinate.

In Which We Destinate.

Today is DESTINATE day.

 

The Fantasma

The Fantasma

asking me the same thing, “ya puede?” “Can you do it yet?”

 

Wintering in Nica

Wintering in Nica

I try to extract a promise from Jonah, no winters, I say. Let’s see how many years we can go without winters. I am …

 

Migdalia

Migdalia

un regalo,” she says, a gift. We decide it looks like Jonah, and that the first gift looks like me.

 

Centering on the Tourneo

Centering on the Tourneo

In moments I feel the exact center, and it’s like being on an airplane, rapid movement that feels like stillness. But I don’t know how to get to the center.

 

Maritsa’s Hammocks

Maritsa’s Hammocks

I notice the way she repeats words again and again, rolling them in her mouth like the clay she spends her life working with.