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the jungle is coming

Dreams and visions.

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2×2: A fiction

Her father named her Nola. As unlikely as it was, he was a jazz fan, hence the name. It was Saturday afternoon. Guatemala City was warm. Hawkers thinly disguised as street performers were in front of most stores near the … Continue reading

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Justice

To start, read this story and click on every link: Welcome back. I took this picture months ago while walking around Guatemala City. I did not know what it meant. Exactly three days ago, I looked up “Justice for Genocide” … Continue reading

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Crack

I joined a writing group for a while. I should be in several of these. I like to write and I am not terrible at it. I like words and I know what lots of them mean and I can … Continue reading

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This Climb Does Not End

If I had a Sunday morning off while I was a surgery resident, it felt like Christmas and my birthday every time. They did not come often. I worked over 100 hours/week and was on call either every third or … Continue reading

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Child of the Sun

I have four words for my son for his learning. These are springboards. They (you know, “them”) will teach him how to read and add/subtract in those rooms. After that (before that really, as in right now), this, these: Passion … Continue reading

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Blue Window

This blue window opens, flutters an invite: Wind wanders through here

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Confident Girl

I came across this little girl who was kidding around with a tuk tuk driver(note the little red tuk tuk in the corner) who was parked. She stuck her tongue out and he called her “muy fea”–very ugly. She gave … Continue reading

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Last House

I took all the pictures in Guatemala with a small Leica digital camera at my waist. I assumed the camera saw about what I was seeing and fired hundreds of frames. Any street photographer uses this technique. Having a small … Continue reading

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Mistakes

We had been in Guatemala a few days, walked the market a few times, set up the OR’s and been in the clinics; we were working hard by this time. The OR was full of cases. Three operating tables–they are … Continue reading

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