Wandering Wanderer

   Because our feet are made to wander, to walk over rocks and from time to time sink on puddles These feet were made to wander, experience and discover Wander through unknown streets and bodies of water Refusing to sink and daring to run Discovering new people, new alleys and trails that had not previously met…

Tired Feet

   We all have busy lives, days when we feel that we are the only ones that suffer or work 13-hour shifts. What we fail to understand is that we are not alone and we are not the only ones. I constantly feel that I have a helmet on everyday that I must wear to…

Lovers’ (K)not

“Of Course I’ll hurt you. Of course you’ll hurt me. Of course we’ll hurt each other. But this is the very condition of existence. To become spring, means accepting the risk of winter. To become presence, means accepting the risk of absence” – Antoine de Saint-Exupery   In the duration of our relationships we find…

Mi Gabo

    Book I bought in Cuba last summer of all of his collected stories.    “Over the years they both reached the same wise conclusion by different paths: it was not possible to live together in any other way, or love in any other way, and nothing in this world was more difficult than…

Quarter of a Century (Old)

As I turn a year older, I think back on all the incredible things I had happen to me this past year. More so now than ever, I have a sense of accomplishment and gratification all due to the decisions I was able to make recently and the smaller things and details that bring me…

“But in your dreams, whatever they be…

…dream a little dream of me” After an exhausting night at work, I make it home, change into my comfortable over-sized pajamas and open my computer. I do the casual scroll through my Facebook news feed and when that becomes old I go to my blog. I stare at my blog for minutes and I…

Abuelitos

(Top Left: Abuelo Coco in the military; Top Right: Abuelo Samuel as a handsome young man; Bottom Left: Abuelita Jercia as a young mother; Top Right: Abuelita Ely and Myself in 2011 ). It is a cloudy Thursday afternoon and I can finally breathe, be lazy and relax. For a few weeks now I’ve been…