Author: KCF

  • Confiteria Ideal by Kevin Carrel Footer

    Tango Is a Feeling

    [et_pb_section fb_built=”1″ admin_label=”section” _builder_version=”3.22″ global_colors_info=”{}”][et_pb_row admin_label=”row” _builder_version=”3.25″ background_size=”initial” background_position=”top_left” background_repeat=”repeat” global_colors_info=”{}”][et_pb_column type=”4_4″ _builder_version=”3.25″ custom_padding=”|||” global_colors_info=”{}” custom_padding__hover=”|||”][et_pb_image src=”https://www.kevincarrelfooter.com/wp-content/uploads/2022/04/KCF-_DSC9382-175.jpg” alt=”Confiteria Ideal by Kevin Carrel Footer” title_text=”KCF-_DSC9382-175″ _builder_version=”4.14.2″ _module_preset=”default” global_colors_info=”{}”][/et_pb_image][et_pb_text _builder_version=”4.14.2″ _module_preset=”default” hover_enabled=”0″ global_colors_info=”{}” sticky_enabled=”0″]Tango Is a Feeling By Kevin Carrel Footer Buenos Aires, 17 April 2022 — I saw her across the dance floor. It was an…

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    The Way Back

    by Kevin Carrel Footer The past reminds me of things that were. Like sugar-coated castles, those things glimmer in the distance and their beauty overwhelms me. I would like to return, but cannot. I can find no way back to the lost places. The maps have been destroyed; the paths twist out of recognition. The…

  • The Road Diaries by Kevin Carrel Footer

    Making That Strong Place Strong

    By Kevin Carrel Footer I have been working lately at making that strong place strong. It is hard work. Often the strong place isn’t so strong as it should be. But it should be strong – it must be strong – if we are to become fully ourselves. For most of us, creating the strong…

  • The Voluptuousness of Nothing

    Take Nothing. Hold it up. Turn it in your hand. Have a good, long stare. Nothing, in spite of its bad press, is really quite something – especially when compared to the alternatives. So many of the things that press around us filling our time and space are so bland and pointless that emptiness becomes…

  • Rainy-Day Soliloquy

    by Kevin Carrel Footer In La Boca, the river has shed its customary brown livery and turned gray. You would think that a river would remain one color, not change like a chameleon, but you would be wrong. The Rio de la Plata is a shape-shifter, writhing and cavorting before your eyes. On land, the…

  • The Wooden Table

    by Kevin Carrel Footer He ran his fingers across the wooden table because he wanted to feel something real again, something that connected him to the organic world. His fingertips feared splinters — admittedly, that was part of the thrill — but they found only worn smoothness as they traced the table’s edge. Wood was…

  • Tango in a World Without Touch: Surviving Life in Isolation

    By Sasha Cagen & Kevin Carrel Footer / Photographs by Kevin Carrel Footer For anyone who craves touch, Argentine tango is the ultimate dance. Tango teaches us how to hold another person in a close embrace and then move together in unison.  But now tango and touch are off limits, in Buenos Aires where tango…

  • The Road Diaries by Kevin Carrel Footer

    Food, Sex, Pets and Tango

    When a stranger opens their arms to us in a tango embrace, it is an invitation. When we bare our chest to receive our partner, it is trust in its purest form. When our arms wrap around each other in romantic or fraternal love, it is a homecoming, a possibility.