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

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The implication of your inference: The problem with written communication & perception

The Facebook status read:“Blah, blah, blah, blah, blah and as I try to look at the big picture through a small window, blah, blah, blah, blah…”Okay, so there were no “blahs” and I am paraphrasing and leaving out the context, but putting it in context made no difference. I read it again. I even tilted … Continue reading The implication of your inference: The problem with written communication & perception

The times they are a changing

If you've seen my Twitter account or the avatar on this blog's account, then you know that I'm a caricature sitting at a desktop. A good friend of mine had it done as a gift for me by a cartoonist friend of ours. He made sure that whatever else about me Dave, the cartoonist, captured--the … Continue reading The times they are a changing

“The Book that Can’t Wait” [video]

I bought a Nook some months ago thinking that it would help me be the voracious reader that I was growing up (my attention span is worse than ever). It hasn't really made a difference. With so much to do and so many distractions reading is always put on the back burner, and the truth … Continue reading “The Book that Can’t Wait”

F*ck the glass slipper! It’s all about the purple suede stilettos

I almost typed the title of this post without the asterik, but figured I'd ease into the profanity on this blog. As I work to develop my writing voice I have to be authentic and the authentic me swears. Sometimes a lot. And as a good friend suggested when we discussed my blog, my blog … Continue reading F*ck the glass slipper! It’s all about the purple suede stilettos

I’ve got to stop eating? A Dear Diary moment

The LDS religion, of which I was a member for many years, believes that family history is important. They have one of, if not the, largest number of genealogical records in the world. But they're not just about researching your ancestry, they also advocate that an individual write his or her history for their progeny. … Continue reading I’ve got to stop eating? A Dear Diary moment