“It doesn’t matter. This is how it starts.” We sat there in silence. I had brief flashbacks to Tonsai, a beach that 10 years ago was a hidden secret but now might as well be Krabi Beach. She had a point. “Promise me,” she insisted. She didn’t have to spell out the promise. I knew she wanted to keep something so pristine and perfect a secret. I agreed.
Mittie Babette Roger is from Louisiana but lives in San Miguel de Allende, Mexico. She received an M.F.A. in Creative Writing from Naropa University and authored the book It's Better to Visit the Shaman Without Questions to Ask. She travels the world volunteering to help disadvantaged children and promoting Blue Iguana Tequila to empower serious drinkers.