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The beauty and taboo of self-love

A friend sent me a link to a post, which I can't find again now but will try to link to later, with an idea for giving friends the gift of self-love. Because I haven't given all of my girlfriends the gift yet and I can't find the link to give credit to the person… Continue reading The beauty and taboo of self-love

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Life is a lesson: 5 things I learned last week

Performance Art I've seen some performance art. Not a lot, but some, and I finally have to confess that I don't get it. After attending the Outside In Exhibition on Friday at the National Museum of Mexican Arts (I highly recommend it), my friends and I headed to the Pilsen Art Walk for the Chicago Art District's,… Continue reading Life is a lesson: 5 things I learned last week

Mi Vida Loca

I kissed a girl and I…

I finished watching The L Word over the holiday weekend. A fact that I shared with a friend earlier today. I almost didn't tell anyone because an admission such as that one can potentially be accompanied by judgments and misconceptions. But really, who the hell cares who thinks what of it? Just last year or maybe the… Continue reading I kissed a girl and I…

Defining Moments

Defining change: Goodbye toxic friends [guest post]

“Defining Moments: Change - This one comes to us from writer, Mayra Y. Rocha. Read more of her work on her personal blog, Avenida M. As humans, we are constantly changing. We change fashion, hair styles, friendships, relationships, schools, jobs, and living arrangements. We grow up and change from child to adult. Change can be difficult… Continue reading Defining change: Goodbye toxic friends [guest post]

Mi Vida Loca

Just sitting on the corner of awesome and bomdiggity… [video]

Recently I asked a couple of close friends if they thought my blog posts were getting depressing. They didn't say no, but they didn't say yes. They said I probably needed to do a bit of therapeutic introspection. I thought they had a good point, but... So I thought, I need to change things up,… Continue reading Just sitting on the corner of awesome and bomdiggity…

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All I need to know in life, I learned from my girlfriends

When we were young our friendships were primarily based on geography. Our circle of friends usually consisted of other girls (maybe even boys) that we saw on a regular basis. We may not have necessarily had anything in common besides the fact that we lived in the same neighborhood, went to the same school, worshiped… Continue reading All I need to know in life, I learned from my girlfriends