WEEK 46 / 8 – 14 MAY 2015

316 FRIDAY 8 MAY 2015 (-50) – THE LAST 50 SONGS

King Kong MarchMoscow Symphony Orchestra

Steiner_ King Kong

I always saw my maternal grandparents as individual beings. They were just “Abuela” and “Abuelo”. I never saw them as a couple. They were so different that I’ve always wondered what brought them together.

My grandfather Domingo was a peculiar fellow, to say the least. There are stories of him that, to this day, my mother and aunt can still marvel when they reminisce. If the guy felt he was low on iron, he’d put iron nails on a glass of water, let them soak overnight, and drink the water the next morning. It was a practical way to get his iron dosage, he’d argue. Were there any pesky ghosts or apparitions disturbing your peace at home? Not a problem. As a self-taught scholar of spiritualism and founding member of “La Sociedad Espiritista de Maracaibo”, he could organise a séance at a short notice to get all paranormal activity under control at your home.

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