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Pepper

  “The only way out is all the way in.” Pepper Von “The only way out is all the way in.” My friend Pepper Von once told me. Pepper is a renowned dancer, choreographer, director, teacher, public speaker, businessman, studio owner, father, mentor and many other things. He wears many different hats, but always the […]

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Mama

Amá January 26th 2017, 9:40ish. I had returned from a yoga class an hour or so earlier. I showered, ate dinner and sat to relax. I felt a good tired feeling and was ready for bed. 2:00 am. I awoke from a dead sleep to incessant pounding and ringing of my door bell. “What?” I […]

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“Now why don’t she write?”

“Now, why don’t she write?” (A quote from the movie, Dances with Wolves). Maybe you have been wondering, “Why hasn’t she written?” Well, I haven’t fallen off the face of the earth just yet. I have been in Spain finishing up my course work for my master’s degree in Spanish language and culture. Now I […]

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I wish

I wish I wish so many things. I wish “I’m sorry” could be enough to make the wrong into all that is right. I wish pride would go away. I wish the way you love could be the language of how I want to be loved. I wish I could walk into a loving embrace […]

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It’s gonna be a good year

  It’s gonna be a good year It was new year’s day, 2010, when my brother picked up a penny as we were heading to the BART station and said, ”Hey, a penny, it’s gonna be a good year.” “Yes it is,” I said. I felt it in my heart. One month later, I got […]

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