Persona: Sassy

R.B. Winters
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Last week, my friend was hosting a friend from D.C. here in Puerto Rico. Another tech type, who was mainly here looking for Sun and sex. The three of us were at my favorite of bars, El Mercado de Paseo Caribe, on Wednesday evening well beyond closing. A benefit, pitfall, of befriending the bartenders. As we were chatting, the visitor, …

Smush it All in!

R.B. Winters
R.B. Winters
Baltimore, Bull Shit, Dating, Fitness, Straights Leave a Comment

Summer is practically over, and I’ve more or less stayed away from writing. Not intentionally of course, but somehow the days are passing by with such haste that there’s never a moment to sit, breathe and word vomit all over the internet. So, I found some time and we have a lot to cram in from the last two months. …

Daddy?

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Father’s Day is a holiday I’ve always given the typical attention. Talk to my dad, wish him a good day, go about my business. This year is a tad different. I’m older. Obviously. This year however, strangers have been wishing me a happy Father’s Day. WHAT?! I’m well beyond old enough to have a child. If I had followed in …

If You Can Make It Here…

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“If you can make it here, you can make it anywhere.” A minor mutation of the Sinatra song lyrics. Which are woven into American pop culture and used over and over again in movies and television series. Having been one of the people subscribing to this concept for a very long period, I think it’s time we made some adjustments …

The Distance

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A typical relationship involves two people. You know, they typically live in the same state, city, or possibly house. These are the standard dynamics of dating. Then there’s me and Baltimore. He lives, you know where, and I live in Puerto Rico. Typically. Though it seems these days I never find myself going home. I am just about in every …