childhood

Mexican Royalty a Savory Childhood Dream

My brother and I spent entire summers playing in our neighbor’s walnut orchard just behind our fence. Scaling the trees in bare feet, fashioning bows and arrows from the flexible twigs lying about, pretending to be swashbuckling pirates while gathering walnuts to snack on. The yellow peach tree in the front yard was young enough […]

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Sweet and Sour Dreams

Had a weird dream. We decided to take a family vacation to China. That’s not the weird part. Well, it is if you consider that we don’t have the type of bank account that affords international jet setting. The part that didn’t sit well with me was sending the mister and Oliva by themselves. I […]

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