Food and Culture


I heard somewhere that the avocado is the only fruit or vegetable that a human can live off. Something about the combination of oils and proteins or such. Well, I guess it may be true of dogs as well. My two labs love avocados.* Our neighbor has an avocado tree so whenever there is a …

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The Banquet

I was 5 years old and it was my first time in Mexico. At least it was the first time that I remember. After 35 years, the memory of that visit is a mosaic of people, places, and newness. Being in front of my grandfather’s house and watching my great aunt selling nuts and candies …

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