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Has it been 10 years already?

Hey y'all! I don’t write much these days. Those moments when I would open my laptop and pour out words that formed themselves in stream of consciousness onto a keyboard, feel all but gone. On occasion I remember that I have a blog and I visit the stats where I see that the days of writing… Continue reading Has it been 10 years already?

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Beehives, 5th grade and birthdays: #WhyIWrite

I’m afraid and at a loss for words, I remember that a blank page allows me to sort out and express my thoughts in a way I could never verbalize. I write because my life is a book, and my experiences are stories.

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Happy Blogiversary to me! Eight years and counting…

My blog turned 8 sometime between February and March! Funny story... Last week someone on Facebook posted that they were having a blogi versary. "How cool! I thought to myself.  Why wasn't I on top of this? Not only had I never thought about celebrating my own blog's anniversary, but I had no idea how… Continue reading Happy Blogiversary to me! Eight years and counting…

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There’s never enough time in the day or space in the head

Life is getting in the way of writing. Don't you hate when that happens. All of the obligations of adulthood getting in the way of something you really want to do? I'll be honest, it's not a matter of time, really. I know that I have an hour here and there to sneak in some… Continue reading There’s never enough time in the day or space in the head

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If I had a superpower, it would be Words

Nathaniel Hawthorne said, "Words--so innocent and powerless as they are, as standing in a dictionary, how potent for good and evil they become in the hands of one who knows how to combine them." The power of words can be immeasurable. They can come together to express our thoughts and feelings and they can incite… Continue reading If I had a superpower, it would be Words

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The self-indulgence of words

Last week, hours after publishing and sharing the post, Love letter to my body, I saw a friend. At that moment, my mind was  on the task at hand, so I was confused when he made a comment about me and my body. He was joking? Poking fun at me? I wasn't sure what. Moments… Continue reading The self-indulgence of words

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5 articles Latino publications should write when a non-Latino celebrity is arrested

I vaguely remember the feeling that the magazine addict in me felt upon learning that my monthly collection of glossy mags would include a magazine just for Latinas. I never cared much about the face that graced my magazine's covers, it was the content listed on said cover that  was the attraction. Latina-relevant stories, articles,… Continue reading 5 articles Latino publications should write when a non-Latino celebrity is arrested