A Eulogy for my Dad

I said goodbye to my father, Richard Calzada, on June 20, 2015. Standing on the border between this life and the next, I'm seeing now with unmatched clarity just how much love he carried in to this world. My father gave. To his family, to causes for all and beliefs that were true to his … Continue reading A Eulogy for my Dad

A Memory of Saudade

A Memory of Saudade   Early June, the streets of Seville are vacant in the choking heat. Sitting outside a bar, I watch the waiter stack chairs and tables. A sign, reading cheap montaditos, stands curbside like a tired pedestrian, Advertising little reprieve for the dreams we always mistreat.   During siesta, summer sneaks in … Continue reading A Memory of Saudade