Archivos mensuales: junio 2012

El soplón

El momento de la gracia

Mientras escribo este artículo, con la prima de riesgo disparada, las bolsas cayendo a plomo, Krugman anunciando corralitos y Rajoy implorando ayuda a Europa, nuestro país parece un avión cruzando una tormenta: hace ya rato que se ha encendido el letrero de “Fasten your seat belts” (ya saben: Abróchense los cinturones), la gente se agarra […]

San Diego Serenade

I never saw the mornin’ ‘til I stayed up all night I never saw the sunshine ‘til you turned out the light I never saw my hometown until I stayed away too long I never heard the melody until I needed the song I never saw the white line ‘til I was leavin’ you behind […]

Principiantes

Anna: But now I’m always in a new apartment or in another hotel somewhere. Oliver: How do you keep hold of friends? Or boyfriends? Anna: Makes it very easy to end up alone. To leave people. Oliver: You can stay in the same place and still find ways to leave people.

El arte de callar

El primer grado de la sabiduría es saber callar; el segundo es saber hablar poco y moderarse en el discurso; el tercero es saber hablar mucho, sin hablar mal y sin hablar demasiado. Abate Dinouart, El arte de callar.

Neoyorquinos

Sometimes, if you listen closely, a neighborhood can have just as much of a personality as an individual. I used to live in New York’s East Village, but before it was cool and trendy-when it was just dangerous. One night, I heard a guy being held up at gunpoint outside my window. Another night, three […]

The tree of life

The only way to be happy is to love. Unless you love, your life will flash by. Do good to them. Wonder. Hope.