“Life is Poetry”- 84, Eurelio

It was my last day in Cuba. I ask my Cuban sister, Helen, to join me during my walk along El Malecón to catch the sunset before I left the following morning. We came across the glowing sun which illuminated a path across the water. In front of it was a Elder man, looking into the…

Little she spoke of herself, she still managed to teach me …

Abuelita Cubanita (a lady never tells her age😜) – during dinner she’d ask so much about me and “allá fuera”, ‘the outside world’. “What does it look like? How are the people? What is the food like?” Anything she could think of she asked. Little she spoke of herself, she still managed to teach me…

“It’ll give You life” – 83, Señor Corales advises …

“Cantando me siento Libre, Cantando me da Vida!” – ‘Singing sets me free, singing gives me life.’ I sing my emotions. The high notes, the low notes; they are all expressions of my experiences. Singing sets me free. Singing gives me life.” In the midst of our conversation 83 years, Señor Corales advised: “Do whatever…