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Letter to Myself on Vacation – Parrita, Costa Rica

Letter to Myself on Vacation – Parrita, Costa Rica August 16, 2016 Phone alarm was supposed to go off at 3:55am. Who was I kidding, I was awake. Hadn’t really slept. We were about to embark on 10 days in Costa Rica with nena and her family and my mama. Nothing could silence this excitement. […]

Dear College Sophomore Living in Trent Hall

Dear College Sophomore Living in Trent Hall, Yeah, your building.just.sucks. It’s dark. There’s lots of stairs. And it feels like everybody else who really belongs here at this school lives somewhere else. And you got stuck here. You’re wondering why. Is it because you get too much financial aid? Or because your parents don’t know […]

Dear First Grader in the Rear View Mirror

May 30, 2013 My Dearest Papito, Everyday as I drive you to school, I look at that sweet soft face of yours in the rearview mirror. Usually when you see me looking at you, you cock your head to the side and give me a gentle loving smile. You are not yet harried or tired […]