Monthly Archives: April 2014

So long, National Poetry Month

To bid adieu to National Poetry Month, I share with you my favorite poem, “The Layers,” by Stanley Kunitz. I met this poem about 13 years ago. I was driving south on I-5 from Seattle and heard it being read … Continue reading

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What? A coincidence.

Note: a This American Life podcast inspired this post. I’ve been thinking about getting a job. Not that I don’t have a job. I do—two, really—private investigator and Spanish interpreter. I haven’t been as busy as I’ve liked lately, though, … Continue reading

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National Poetry Month

In honor of National Poetry Month, my second favorite poem. Butterfly House, Pacific Science Center, October 2014 I will not die an unlived life I will not live in fear of falling or catching fire. I choose to inhabit my … Continue reading

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QEPD / R.I.P.

Hoy fallece Gabriel García Márquez a los 87 años en su casa de Ciudad de México. Que en paz descanse, Maestro. Bookmark on Delicious Recommend on Facebook Tweet about it Subscribe to the comments on this post Print for later … Continue reading

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First weekend salsa

That’s the food, not the dance. When the Professor and I met, we were living in different towns about an hour and a half drive apart. The fact that we had mutual friends resulted in us ending up at the … Continue reading

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