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One a Day :: December 12, 2010

  I peek through the crack in her bedroom door, as though she is a child, and listen to the steady inhale and exhale of her breath. Advertisements

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One a Day :: December 8, 2010

  Upstairs, Gabby has left the light in the entryway on for me. The rest of the apartment is dark and quiet. She’s asleep.

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One a Day :: December 7, 2010

  At the door of the apartment, Ricardo gives me a squeeze. “I am glad you are speaking to me again,” he says with a wink.

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One a Day :: December 6, 2010

I tuck my arm through Ricardo’s as we walk through the plaza, still somewhat lively at this hour with laughter and soft night talk dribbling from the sidewalk cafes.

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One a Day :: November 5, 2010

  We round the corner on Calle del Sol, and there stands the cathedral, gloriously lit as if it’s Christmas.

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One a Day :: December 4, 2010

  It’s almost as if our disagreement after the trip to the museum had never happened at all.

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One a Day :: December 2, 2010

  Perfectly normal and altogether wonderful. I feel lighthearted and content as we leave the warm light of the restaurant for the cold, dark street.

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One a Day :: December 1, 2010

In some small sense, it feels perfectly normal to be sitting in the cozy corner of a small restaurant that shares a wall with an ancient Roman ruin, sipping wine, and eating tapas.

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One a Day :: November 30, 2010

  The pristine silence following a winter snow on the prairie is deafening.

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One a Day :: November 29, 2010

For the first time since I arrived, I feel a sense of belonging. I have fashioned a life for myself here out of nothing, and I am proud.     November 28, 2010 Without my even noticing, he has become … Continue reading

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