Grazie per la Cena

Every night I say to Siena's Nona [means "grandmother" in Italiano], "Grazie per la cena." [Thank you for dinner.] Last night she told Siena to tell me, "You do not need to thank me every day for the food, because I cook from my heart." I asked Siena to tell Nona, "I know...and I want to … Continue reading Grazie per la Cena


By Trina Otero I wrote this with a very special person on my mind. I have learned there is a blessing in every curse; a miracle in every sad story; an "Aha!" moment after total darkness. For thorns are accompanied by a rose; storms are followed by glistening rainbows; life springs forth after the dead … Continue reading Perception