Bourdain, A Hemingway In Our Time

  Anthony Bourdain’s death in JuneĀ hit me profoundly and silently, in theĀ dark place where souls and secrets reside. Whereas most of my heroes are long gone (Hemingway, Neruda, my father), Bourdain lived among us. He discovered our streets, dined with our president, lived out our […]

Memory of Our Beloved Father

On a Saturday morning, February 7th, 1998, Dr. Anselmo Alonso crashed his car en route to work. By the early hours of Sunday, February 8th, he passed away. He was survived by his wife- my mother- Annabel Galva and six children; Anselmo, Javier, Alejandro, Augusto, […]