Three Years of Love… (and Flavor)

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Above: We took this picture in Miami when we went to look for a place to live. Three years ago, on October 30th, 2010, I started this blog without any fanfare. It was my second attempt at a blog, the first time was when I was living in the Dominican Republic. My…

tigeres

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i walked with you through the garden of uncertainty where the weeping willows sway, where the sun stays trapped in twilight — we interlocked. we waited while the armies marched, while the sirens sang, and the waves threatened to crush the rocks. we waited until the fog sliced; till the sun showed…

Love’s Witness

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Yesterday we went to the Indian market as a family. It is a trip we take about one a month where we stock up on all things Indian from spices to legumes, flours and vegetables, hair oil and incense. I discovered the market within a few months after I moved back to…

Exodus

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ex·o·dus — a going out; a departure or emigration, usually of a large number of people One week ago today we left the Dominican Republic for Florida. I had planned to write an update long before this, even on the day of travel, but there was no time.p For us, this trip…

Vindication

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Above: Karan receiving the packet from the Consulate. In the Dominican Republic, progress is like trying to go up a slide that is covered in molasses. The amount of effort it takes it do small things is insane. People don’t keep appointments, answer their phones, the phones don’t work, the signal is…