Part II Trigger warning: Sexual Assault "It is how you live with it and what you do with what happened to you that will define you."A close family member's advice Each sexual assault survivor has their own way of living with what happened to them, and I am here for all of them. The ones … Continue reading My Voice: Hummingbird
Part I Trigger Waring: Sexual Assault When I was little, I always wanted to be a writer. Writing helped me through some difficult times. As the stress of adulting started to build and bills needed to be paid, I left that passion behind me. I highly regret that because during some of the most chaotic … Continue reading My Voice: Pen and Paper
I really can't tell you why. I have never lived here. I have no roots from this region. There really is nothing in my family history that links me to this place, yet the Spanish Basque Country is one of my favorite places on earth. Is it the sea breeze? Is it the endless mountains … Continue reading Living la Vasca Vida
A year after visiting Rome, in this post I share photos and reflect about why that trip still means so much to me.
I remember the day I learned that Spain had lived a Civil War in the 20th century, and I remember learning that the country had been ruled by a dictator, Francisco Franco. I was 10 years-old sitting on my Spanish grandparent's floor the summer of 2005 watching T.V. as my Abuelo repaired something that had … Continue reading Election Day: The Experiment of Democracy