Chile Earthquake (2010)
So close, so far, so close
So close, so far, so close

I was just months away from marrying my high school sweetheart and shipping off to the Peace Corps. I'd had a bright five-year plan that included teaching English in a faraway land. The idea of a new culture and new life filled me with the sense that all the pieces were falling into place. Except the pieces fell apart. My eight-year relationship with the man I thought I'd marry quickly soured, the dynamic changing after we moved in together. I was puzzled over how someone I thought I knew better than myself could seemingly change overnight. We agreed that we'd continue to live together but only as roommates. Enter Ruben. We worked together, so it started with us sneaking...