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Succulent, Rollicking, Funny, Frenzied: the Reviews Are In!

Breakfast for Alligators was released only five months ago, and I feel blessed that the Kindle version has reached #1 in Amazon’s Central America category twice. Meanwhile, the book has received a handsome collection of reviews. Here are a few … Continue reading

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Back-To-Back Anthologies

Look what arrived in the mail: Travelers’ Tales Best Travel Writing Volume 11! For years, I’ve been inspired by stories in the Best Travel Writing compilations. I’ve found the stories engaging, moving, insightful, entertaining, hilarious, or some delicious combination thereof. … Continue reading

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Now Serving: Breakfast for Alligators

It was over nine years in the making. Today, Breakfast for Alligators: Quests, Showdowns, and Revelations in the Americas has been released! A sharp-shooting SWAT team, a Venezuelan producer of alcoholic love potions, and an audacious subway rat are among … Continue reading

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Art, Aging, and the Hills of Valparaiso

I suppose all of us, at different times and perhaps for different reasons, find ourselves at a point when we start heeding age and its wholesale irreversibility. Mine was in Chile six years ago. The Smart Set just published “What … Continue reading

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A Year of Blessings

2014 was a busy year for me, and I was fortunate to land many of my pieces in well-respected publications. That was a blessing in itself. One can imagine, therefore, how honored I felt when I found out that my … Continue reading

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