August 31, 2017

Last Friday, I dropped by the HEB after lunch to pick up a few supplies for the weekend. San Antonio was on the outer edges of Hurricane Harvey's path, and weather reports warned that we might get up to 15 inches of rain with high winds and flooding. 

HEB was clotted wi...

November 13, 2016

On Tuesday night, Adrian and I ate dinner in front of the television as we watched the votes roll in. It felt festive at first, as if we were watching an anticipated sports game. Then the hours passed, the night stretched on, and around eleven, Adrian looked up from hi...

June 15, 2016

Last night, Adrian and I went to see Dave Chappelle at the Aztec Theater here in San Antonio. It was a 10 p.m. show, and the air was still hot and thick with humidity as we walked the few downtown blocks to the theater. The San Fernando Cathedral was lit up, 1700s ston...

August 30, 2015

Yesterday morning, early, before the August heat raked over Laredo, three women around my age went for a run. Before they could return home, a truck hopped the curb onto the sidewalk and barreled into them. One of the women died there, where just moments before she had...

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