some love


some love is a race a freight train running late, an s.o.s., scarlet sky requesting a kiss one is powerless to deny. some love brews low till it bubbles in time seasoned with knowing crimson dew. 3.20.02 © Eliza Alys Young

Things to be Thankful For

Photo on 2010-10-09 at 13

Above: My and the kids being silly with the webcam On this Thanksgiving Day, in my mom’s tiny house where my kids are going stir crazy and my mom is sick with a bad cold, it would be easy to feel unhappy. Especially since my sweetheart is far away in the Dominican…

Where We Go from Here


Today I called the US Embassy in Santo Domingo. Their answer to my questions would determine where we go from here. Some things we know for certain: Karan needs residency in the Dominican Republic We need to get married before we reapply After our disappointment with the fianc√© visa interview (also known…



i know i see the sky it empties out of me its denim blue bleaches out and becomes the afternoon. i sprinkle it with fallen ash gray and somber now the clever breeze whistles through announcing twilight time. the darkness softly calls to retrieve the waning sun the breath of heat burns…

Chickpea Curry

Chickpea Curry with White Rice and Greek Yogurt

Above: Chickpea Curry with White Rice and Greek Yogurt Chickpea Curry   Print Prep time 30 mins Cook time 45 mins Total time 1 hour 15 mins   For this recipe, you need to use dried chickpeas because they are cooked with the spices. Canned chickpeas will not have the same taste….