Table for One

I had Tuscan Butter Shrimp for dinner yesterday, a Keto dish I found online. I dropped Andres off for soccer practice and drove to Fred Myer. I bought the necessary ingredients for the meal and because I hadn’t eaten all day, I also bought some California Rolls. At home, I stood at the kitchen counter,…… Continue reading Table for One

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A few months ago, I was in Colorado for a training.  I was with a stellar group of teachers from where I work and teachers from all over the country.  Every morning, we would cram into a van that would take us to the training site.  On the ride one morning, I was talking to…… Continue reading Snakes



I grew up watching a lot of boxing.  As a kid, I remember going to my Tio Alvaro’s house with my parents on weekends to watch big fights.  The adults would adult, eat, drink, party while we kids would play around the house or play baseball or football in an open field across the street;…… Continue reading Punch