That One Time I Almost Got First Degree Burns and Had a Wardrobe Malfunction in the Sand Dunes in Maspalomas

This is a story about these three unfortunate events, in this order:

1. I wore a dress for a leisurely stroll in the sand dunes in Maspalomas.

2. I almost got first degree burns on my feet.

3. I had wardrobe malfunction in front of two tourists.

Allow me to explain.

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Life Update: I’m Leaving Madrid and Moving to the Canary Islands

I don’t know where to begin. I’ve barely updated this blog this year. How do you give a huge announcement to whoever’s still reading? One minute, I was in a snowstorm, and the next minute, I’m moving to paradise.

I’ve learned that, as a writer, sometimes it’s best to speak from the heart. Not everything we write has to be manicured and shiny and edited to a T. Sometimes, the best writing comes straight from the soul. So, here we go, from the heart, as cluttered and messy and raw and real as it is.

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