30 Things to do before I turn 30

I turned 29 in October! While looking back over the last year, I realized I did some pretty cool things. But, with this being my last "20-something" year, what better way to say goodbye to my youth and hello to my future than with a list of more things? I'll update this as I complete…Read more 30 Things to do before I turn 30

Not-so-live reaction to a book

I was in Half Price Books when I stumbled upon this gem - We Are Never Meeting in Real Life. As with lots of memoirs and autobiographies, I usually speak to myself in reaction. I felt like some of these were funny enough to share with the world. Here's a bunch of ramblings I had…Read more Not-so-live reaction to a book

Never in love

I thought I had been in love and then lost. Three times.They say you have three different loves.I thought I had went through them all,Destined to be alone. To have loved, it comes at what cost?Your heart.I thought I had used up my chances,Destined to be on my own. But then I read the words…Read more Never in love

Don’t forget about us. Being Brown in a Black and white world

I searched "being Brown in a Black and white world." I got a few hits about being brown (Middle Eastern, South Asian, and Filipino) but nearly ten pages in and nothing on being Brown (Hispanic or Latino). I did find this article and could identify with some of it. But it wasn't really speaking to…Read more Don’t forget about us. Being Brown in a Black and white world

Present

Trapped. Lost. Confused. Wondering where I've been. Trying to figure out which way I'm going. What am I doing? Who will I be? I know one thing for sure, I know exactly where and who I am right now.

I am Mexican, and I am Racist

The title says it all. I began my typical stream of consciousness and was going back and forth on how to format my post. And after several tough conversations with different people, I looked at everything and realized I was being selfish. I was making it about me and my experiences receiving racism. That story…Read more I am Mexican, and I am Racist

Another Excerpt: Tinderella and the Seven Douchebags

Okay I couldn't help it. I want to leak another excerpt to build the anticipation for the rest of the book. Pre-app dating is where we are. The Traditional Era: where one meets people organically, otherwise known as BT “Before Tinder”. I began dating one guy right after school started. Again, the first one to…Read more Another Excerpt: Tinderella and the Seven Douchebags

Excerpt: Tinderella and the Seven Douchebags

UPDATE: IT'S GETTING PUBLISHED. IT'S A DREAM COME TRUE! I just submitted my book to a publisher and I'm anxiously awaiting a response. This is a half cover my ass in case they don't respond and try to publish it under someone else's name and I get zero credit (am I being paranoid?) And it's…Read more Excerpt: Tinderella and the Seven Douchebags