The grade school crush that lives in my home.

It all started with an empty tin of cat food.  My 13- and 9-year-old sons were enjoying the benefits of having their uncle as our contractor. When the crawlspace under our home was accessible from the living room and deemed safe, Tío Frankie gave the boys permission to grab flashlights and explore. “Mom, look at…

Simple Things: Sevillan Orange Gin + Tonic

I almost got a tattoo in Spain. We were in Sevilla and discovered a chic, reputable tattoo parlor, which also was recommended by our Sevillan barber. My sons and I inspected their work on Instagram, naturally, and I saw a cute tattoo of an orange with leaves. Oranges and Sevilla are like churros and chocolate.…