Monthly Archives: March 2012

Chutzpah

Ivan was in Panama City last week and instead of renting a car he decided to take taxis wherever he needed to go. He ended up chatting with the drivers and hearing their stories. In one cab he asked the … Continue reading

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I know, I know

Most of you all know about all the heavy things happening in the world these days, in our lives these days, or the lives of those we love. These things are always on my mind, even if I do not … Continue reading

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Around the corner

In between naps, sweeping and reading stories, Esther and I have had many walks to town lately. The weather has been beautiful and I am getting nervous for the hot, dry, sunny summer to come. Last week I was looking … Continue reading

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Living in the land of ¨No se hace¨ (It is just not done)

2008 I walk into a bar/cafe. The entire wall is covered with a menu for bocadillos (big sandwiches on baguette). I know what I want and approach the counter. Me: Can I have a chicken sandwich with vegetables? SIDE NOTE: … Continue reading

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The wrong side of up

Today I fell down from the swing in slow motion. I did not really fall off the swing, so much as I accidentally lowered myself, with Esther in my lap, to the ground after realizing I was hanging by one … Continue reading

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