Ana Veciana-Suarez

Ana Veciana-Suarez

The great literary debate: print or e-reader?

Of course reading a book in print, holding its sturdy spine in my hands and sniffing the peculiarly intoxicating scent of paper is a far better experience. Duh. That some people can’t understand the superiority of that tactile experience confounds me. I can’t imagine forgoing such a pleasure.

Ana Veciana-Suarez

Weeding is a good exercise for both body and brain

I had forgotten about the soothing qualities of being outside, the therapeutic motion of weeding that is both mindless and invigorating. I hadn’t been doing much gardening, and certainly no weeding, for a while. Allergies, lower back pain and too many activities — the bane of the modern world — had cut into the weekend time I typically allot for this chore.

Ana Veciana-Suarez

How I spend the week between Christmas and New Year’s

The mad rush to Christmas, that stressful sprint that makes me swear off the holidays every year, is finally over and I’m chilling at home. I need the downtime after spending the past week sleeping too little and eating too much, sweeping away crumpled tissue paper and cleaning up after guests. Not to mention partying and dancing and gorging and imbibing.

About Ana Veciana-Suarez

Ana Veciana Suarez

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Ana Veciana-Suarez writes a column about family, women's and social issues. She is the author of Flight to Freedom and The Chin Kiss King.

Opening statement from State Attorney of trial of Terrorist Boyz

The violent gang from North Miami is suspected of killing at least a dozen people 15 years ago. The sprawling criminal case against them is already the most expensive capital murder trial in Florida history, and the first member is only now coming to
C.M. Guerrero / cmguerrero@miamiherald.com