The patron saint of wackiness and calling it like it is I don’t suffer fools well. I especially don’t suffer fake fools and non self-aware fools very well. Or so I have been told. I also don’t tolerate uncalled for arrogance and pretentiousness. I have a nose for […]
I love to travel, try new foods (both simple and "exotic"), ingest caffeine, and watch political news coverage. Im a big pop culture junkie who isnt afraid to say she loves "In Touch" Magazine! A social marketing expert and psychologist by training who works in the public health field trying to bring a little common sense to it all.
All the world is my television and I like to provide commentary on it.
A moment in time in the Tokyo Fish Market I sat at the local corner starbucks in the fish market area of Tokyo. I watched, observed, drank my latte. I sat, observed and snapped one, two and hundred photos of everyday life in Tokyo. The […]
I’ve run so far away from you Looking back I don’t know what I see We were once a welcomed whole Now we are memory fragments From the rocky nest I flew To catapult a hungry, weary knee In and around many a rocky dust bowl […]
A Jim Jarmusch like moment in Panama: A storied moment on the train tracks As I whizzed on by in the car in a town north of Panama City, Panama, I looked out the window towards the train tracks. Trains as a mode of transportation have […]
I was meant to be a psychologist: But Why? I was a smarty pants, book smarts girl from the South Bronx. I read ten books a week sometimes for books were my escape into other worlds and realms of possibilities. I knew there was more out […]
Proudly I’m a Jill of all trades: Don’t ask me about crocs, dark matter or dog grooming I take great pride in being a jill of all trades. As a social psychologist, who is embedded within a community based organization, I have to develop knowledge across a wide […]
Its wacky Wednesday: can I be part clone and part howler monkey to silence the critics It is a wednesday morning here in New York. The trains are packed and the two cups of coffee have yet to kick in. Its drizzling and the finely fixed bobs will […]
Seven ways to avoid wrinkles including staying away from annoying people The humidity that lies in the air is giving my hair a longstanding day in and day out freak out. The pollen count is pounding my sinuses and I am on my second round of antibiotics. Sigh. […]
My glutes and mind are longing for a walk on the beach Many find comfort in the hot salty aired beach embedding their toes into the granular sand streams. Many love to get golden with the sunblock-filled sweat dripping slowly from the body. I, do not enjoy the […]
Mi chiamano Mimi: What’s in my Mimi-esque name Growing up I was mimi. It was an endearing nickname that sounded younger and hipper than my actual name. Because I was one of very few Hispanic students when I went away to boarding school I no longer […]