While traveling up in the air, staring down the fear in the window cloud reflection As a nervous flyer, I usually ask for an aisle seat. The thought of a window seat scares me for two reasons. First, I do not like feeling trapped. On long flights, especially, […]
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.
Tossing pennies over the left shoulder into the Trevi Fountain and staving off nosebleeds Growing up in Puerto Rican Household, I had a funny relationship with pennies. Yes, pennies. See, if I found a penny on the sidewalk, I was to take that as a sign of good […]
On this international day of happiness let’s let a boy be a “brony” When I was a child, I didn’t have many dolls. As a matter of fact, I had one rubber doll that I named sleepy and whose hands I bit off. Once in elementary school, I […]
The wandering traveler: Can’t wait to catch my multiple personalities in the rear-view mirror I just booked my long overdue vacation. Towards the end of last year, I was not able to vacation as there were several large important projects to be completed for work. As such a […]
The horrible vice of water: condescending concern in the workplace While sitting at an intense meeting, I got very thirsty. Everyone had been listening intently to my words as they would be the guiding principle going forward. Well, some people were listening. Some were sewing a loose button […]
The tale of my murderous fish and his fight to stay alive I am not someone who lingers. I know quite a declarative statement. I go to events and get things done and go home. I find business social milieus to be quite a drag and oftentimes filled to […]
Testing my beliefs on the long winding travel road this past week Sometimes. Wait, oftentimes while on business trips, “stuff” happens. Without fail, I have never been on a business trip where everything went right. I firmly believe the thing to do is to try to minimize the […]
Trembling hands turn the doorknobs Shaky legs push on through the heavy doors Glistening eyes narrow their focus The heavenly light beaming onto the floor Underground the moisture pushes forth The corner light radiates deeply into the pores The dark passageway bleeding droplets of light The mystery steeped […]
We had a morning ritual when I was growing up. I would get up and make coffee for my mom on the stovetop. Although Café con Leche (coffee with milk)is extremely popular in Puerto Rican households, my mom would drink her first morning cup of coffee black. I […]
There is Something about Mary in the Deep South: My Alternate Persona My mom’s favorite holiday was April Fool’s Day. She loved to pull pranks and she would go all out on the first of April every year. She would take rotten steak and place under the couch […]