It’s out! War and Peace in la cola preferencial

The Bacopa Literary Review 2016 is out through Amazon, and with it, my story, “War and Peace in la cola preferencial.” This other War and Peace is about my kids, Roberto, and I waiting during […]

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“Home” is Where Your Hot Wheels Are

Immediately after Roberto, the kids, and I moved cross-town in January, Kid Number One was thrown into a month-long tailspin of depression and tantrums. It turned out one mom’s boxy, charmless two-bedroom apartment was one little […]

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Beyond Lima

This post is one of a six-part series on our recent family trip to Perú. The dentist will be visited. Jorge el Curioso will be watched. Paracas will be braved. Bread will be eaten. Spanish will […]

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Places to Let Toddlers Run in Lima

This post is one of a six-part series on our recent family trip to Perú. The dentist will be visited. Jorge el Curioso will be watched. Paracas will be braved. Bread will be eaten. Spanish will […]

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Getting Around Lima with Toddlers

This post is one of a six-part series on our recent family trip to Perú. The dentist will be visited. Jorge el Curioso will be watched. Paracas will be braved. Bread will be eaten. Spanish will […]

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Livin’ La Comida Loca

This post is one of a six-part series on our recent family trip to Perú. The dentist will be visited. Jorge el Curioso will be watched. Paracas will be braved. Bread will be eaten. Spanish will […]

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Kids on a Plane: Long Trips (Two-Plus Hours) with Toddlers

This post is one of a six-part series on our recent family trip to Perú. The dentist will be visited. Jorge el Curioso will be watched. Paracas will be braved. Bread will be eaten. Spanish will […]

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“Luck Be a Loser”

Today at the dentist, post-cleaning and clutching my new, green toothbrush, I found myself in the midst of a conversation about how “lucky” some people are.

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I Am 224 From Planet Manomet. Take Me to Your Leader.

I grew up in the village of Manomet, Massachusetts in a neighborhood near Churchill Landing. Also known as “Plymouth” for people in other parts of Mass. Also known as “Y’know the Pilgrims? Plymouth? No?”

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