Brother-in-law extraordinaire. He's a nice guy. He has managed to make the most difficult female in my world a very happy woman (my little sister Arianna). I'm nominating him for sainthood. … [Read more...] about Meet the cast: Tomas
Family & Friends
My younger sister. She was the middle child until Juan was born. Now she's the one that's married with children. She has beautiful children and a marriage that frequently rivals the soap opera plots of Mexican novelas. Her life isn't boring simply because she refuses to live without drama. And she frequently brings the drama into my living room. … [Read more...] about Meet the cast: Linda
"I can beat that," I tell my friend, laughing too loud even for the too loud cafe. We've been entertaining each other with funny and funny-because-they're-sad stories from work. I know my next story will win the undeclared competition: "My boss came up to me at a Christmas party and honked my boobs." I can tell I have her attention by the abrupt silence and wide eyes. "A … [Read more...] about I’m too sober for this
I missed a celebration last night because I was asleep. I took some medication and just slept through it. Of course, the argument could be made that I just didn't want to go. (And I didn't.) But I had intended to go, and I didn't. I worked through the night to meet a contract deadline that I'd (somehow) forgotten until reminded. And I mean that I worked until 7 am to finish … [Read more...] about Have I mentioned that there’s something wrong with me?
Katie is Juan's wife, my only sister-in-law. She's not Hispanic. Her Spanish is phenomenal. She's a teacher. … [Read more...] about Meet the cast: Katie