I Had Skin Cancer- My Experience with Basal Cell Carcinoma

My grandpa was knowns as “Güero,” a Spanish term for a person with light complexion. He was a fair skinned, blue eyed man with red hair. By the time I was born, he red hair had faded into a beautiful white. I took after his fair features and stubborn nature. I had always been self-conscious … Continue reading I Had Skin Cancer- My Experience with Basal Cell Carcinoma

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The “Good Man,” The “Bad Man,” and Daddy’s New Boss

Tomorrow is Inauguration Day 2017. I wrote the passage below two nights post Election Day 2016 but it was never felt like the right time to post. Tonight though, it feels as if the world around me is bracing for impact. Even though we are all a bit more cynical than we were in November as we have had time … Continue reading The “Good Man,” The “Bad Man,” and Daddy’s New Boss