Tag Archives: my novel

One a Day :: November 10, 2010

We spy a small empty corner table near the back of the noisy restaurant and press our way through the crowd around the bar.

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One a Day :: November 9, 2010

Inside the air is warm, almost musty, and smells faintly of cedar.

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One a Day :: November 8, 2010

  You would never guess it was there if you weren’t looking for it. The aged wooden door groans as Ricardo pushes it open.

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One a Day :: November 7, 2010

  Ricardo leads me through the city to a corner establishment tucked in a dark corner on the other side of the aqueduct.

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One a Day :: November 6, 2010

Within minutes, he has me nearly doubled over in laughter as he recounts a humorous run-in this week with the old woman who used to watch him as a child.

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One a Day :: November 5, 2010

  Ahead, the Guaddarama Mountains are lush and green. Everything feels and smells fresh with the kiss of spring.

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One a Day :: November 4, 2010

After finally resolving things with Ricardo, I feel light with renewed energy, and decide to clean the apartment while Gabby sleeps.

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One a Day :: November 3, 2010

We make plans to get together that night for drinks and tapas. Ricardo says he knows the place in the city that undoubtedly has the best chorizo al vino—sausage slow-cooked in wine.

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One a Day :: November 2, 2010

I feel like I did the first time I drove a car by myself. Mature, old, exhilarated. Able to do anything I wanted, simply because there was no one there to tell me no.

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One a Day :: November 1, 2010

The key is cold and hard in my hand and I finger the ridges along its spine.

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