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Trash Can Kid

Trash Can Alley

David tells the charming story of how he used to play house with a neighbor girl when he was six years old.

Notes on a Banana: Chandelier

Notes on a Banana: Chandelier

It’s not easy being bipolar, gay, and a hopeless romantic. Here’s a sneak preview from David Leite’s memoir, Notes On A Banana, that’s all about food, love, and manic depression.

Hershey Chocolate Cake Recipe

Forever and Completely

Forever? Completely? Sounds like words used only in conjunction with things that inspire lasting love. Like this cake.

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Notes on a Banana Cover

My Memoir: The Cover Revealed

The big reveal! David’s soon-to-be-published memoir is finally available for preorder on Amazon and the book cover makes us want to read it NOW!

Grandma's Spoon

Grandma’s Silver Spoon

Despite something of a Dickensian upbringing, The One recalls his happiest moments with his hero and her favorite utensil.

Blanched Green Beans

My Beans are Gay

David ends up with outrageously and flamboyantly purple green beans from his garden…but doesn’t have a clue as to what to do with them.

Corn Dog

Savior on a Stick

Corn dogs, that ubiquitous county fair food, played a crucial, almost divine role, in keeping David alive during a detour in Dallas. Recipe included.

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Baseball Glove

My Problem With Balls

David recounts his doomed career in Little League baseball—and it has everything to do with no concession stands in the outfield.

Luca and World Elephant Day

World Elephant Day

Luca, David’s youngest staffer, heralds World Elephant Day with a lemonade stand, a batch of brownies, and the sweetest intentions.