Loaner Furniture

I’m not loving my kitchen table. It’s loaner furniture–wobbly, charmless, and bland. It’s a symbol for life in temporary housing. Not really here, not really there. A purgatory of broken light switches, swarming ants, and washing the same four forks every day. I recognize how lucky we are to even be here in temporary housing. … More Loaner Furniture

Fiesta de Tosantos

Thursday is a Spanish holiday, Tosantos— All Saint’s Day. Similar to the American liturgical calendar, All Saint’s Day is a time to remember the saints that have departed this life. Relatives will often visit cemeteries to clean the graves of relatives, perhaps leaving flowers. Additionally, in Spain, they make special cakes, and sell almonds, hazelnuts, … More Fiesta de Tosantos