What Are We Doing Here?

In the past three weeks, Casa de la Mateada experienced: an entire house full of illness (everyone except me had something), a car accident, two concussions with subsequent trips to the emergency room, a robbery, and an earthquake. We joke we need to wear helmets everywhere we go. As if we could stand out any …

"If the doors of perception were cleansed / Everything would appear to man as it is, infinite." - William Blake 

A Dream Come True

I had a dream last weekend about one of the greatest monstrosities ever to happen to breakfast cereal.  A few years ago, the manufactures of Trix cereal determined it would be cheaper to produce Trix in an identical shape rather than maintain their authentic and magical form that resembles “fruit.”  It went from a bowl …