Food and Love in Mexico City

All photos: Lindsay Lauckner

We began our married life not so long ago, with nothing but a few suitcases and each other.

Our clumsy blow-up mattress was like a little raft on a giant sea.

The walls were bare. The mezcal made us warm. The cake kept us sober.

We ate in a comfortable silence. I never felt as pretty as when I cooked for you.

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Our favorite place was the one with the flowers on the table. The one with the strawberry tarts that reminded us of home.

We made time and indulged, satisfied in a newness marked by all things shared.

Lindsay Lauckner is a photographer and photo-based installation artist.