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Rafael Alcazar
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Born in Cuba; came to US via Pedro Pan Airlift in '62. Visit me at this address <r-joaquin.blogspot.com> and you will know much more.
Born in Cuba; came to US via Pedro Pan Airlift in '62. Visit me at this address <r-joaquin.blogspot.com> and you will know much more.

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From Wally’s Pond; September 2018
I thought about writing this as a
purely personal exercise, not to be published. Why? A couple of people I cared
about have died recently; this exercise would be sort of a catharsis… Then, I
asked myself… “Self, why not publish? What are you afraid of?” I t...
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The Delete Button
We all have those moments in life
when we may wish to have a built-in “delete” button…   Let’s
face it. Just a few of us are near perfect, right? Yeah, I know… I must humbly
accept I am not one of those, even if just missed by a little tiny step… you do
rea...
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My Friend Chuck
There are people and then there are
people one meets along the way. Not all are good, not all are bad. Most are in
between. Then there are those who come forward at a time of need. I
have not written lately as much as I would like nor, perhaps, as little as...
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From Wally's Pond, late in the day
Why is it so difficult sometimes to just sit
and begin to clatter away at the computer keys? The stories at the beginning
of this blog centered around the time and circumstances leading up to my
departure from Cuba, at age 15. These were followed by short r...
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Memories of a rainy spring afternoon in New york
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Doña América and other memories.
I know she has already been mentioned
somewhen along this line of sometimes unhinged memories as they relate to moments
of my life , but yesterday she came up again in conversation. Why? I don’t really
know… all I remember is that, suddenly, there she was… ...
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Dejando volar la mente un poco. Es necesario para todo lo que hacemos.
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A Conversation. An Understanding.
As you know, if you have had the opportunity to “enrich”
your days reading my blog ( OK, at least
if not enrich, occupy your days if you’ve not much else to do ) teaching ESL
( English as a Second Language ) is
what brings me a needed income on a regular ba...
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