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“Love,” her doctor assured her, “is a very popular word.” She sat in the office with its impersonal tan walls and medical equipment—here is that funny thing that squeezes your arm to take your blood pressure, here is the stethoscope,

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“Love,” her doctor assured her, “is a very popular word.” She sat in the office with its impersonal tan walls and medical equipment—here is that funny thing that squeezes your arm to take your blood pressure, here is the stethoscope,

dad painting in front of palacio real

Drawn on the schedule for the opera house. We’ll be seeing a ballet tomorrow wheee.  

dad painting in front of palacio real

Drawn on the schedule for the opera house. We’ll be seeing a ballet tomorrow wheee.  

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His window faced the other windows in the building. Very little light filtered in, just enough brightness to tell a change from night to day, and vice versa. Otherwise, he couldn’t tell you if it were sunny, if it were

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His window faced the other windows in the building. Very little light filtered in, just enough brightness to tell a change from night to day, and vice versa. Otherwise, he couldn’t tell you if it were sunny, if it were

Success!

My little three year-old host brother finally warmed up to me today, after being terrified of me and running away for a week straight. We played legos, destroyed legos, then he gave me a kiss on the cheek. YES.

Success!

My little three year-old host brother finally warmed up to me today, after being terrified of me and running away for a week straight. We played legos, destroyed legos, then he gave me a kiss on the cheek. YES.

I love how warm…

I love how warm the yellow street lights look at twilight, especially winter twilight, when the world is dim and blue. Or on the metro, when lovers sit together and their arms brush against each other, and they smile in

I love how warm…

I love how warm the yellow street lights look at twilight, especially winter twilight, when the world is dim and blue. Or on the metro, when lovers sit together and their arms brush against each other, and they smile in