Parrotfish Ceviche

The produce store had fresh parrotfish. The fatty, white fillet gave no hint as to the colorful exterior of its living brethren. Proprietor Ulises says that parrotfish is highly in demand and always sells out. I ask how he prepares it. One word: ceviche. I’m down with that. It’s time I made ceviche. I’ve grown to enjoy ceviche quite a …

A day to celebrate…

Gently beaming through the soft tannish curtains adorning the french doors of our bedroom, the suns luminous rays greet with a warm smile awakening us to a new day. Beside me, Tyler enjoys some extra early morning zzzzz’s, as I stretch my body and breath in the new day. I jump out of bed, with a spring in my step, …

A Day of Gratitude

I’m up early despite sleeping light. Chris and I collaborate online, bringing a client closer to launch. We finish by 9am. He signs off Skype for a while, I grab my car keys. I drive the 4.7 miles into downtown Ojai, reminded by a This American Life podcast about Chinese labor conditions I too often choose to forget. I feel …