Walking down a quiet random alley in the middle of Curacao, I came across a tribute to an unknown individual and found a moment of peace and beauty: a loved one left behind will find their own way of honoring one’s legacy.
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.
Understanding Latina Identity through the tale of two Ritas When I was a wee one around 11 years old, I entered a storytelling contest and won. My prize, or what I can still remember, was this beautiful, shiny hardback copy of Charles Dicken’s “A Tale of Two Cities”. […]
Americans actually fear not having an opinion to give. Research has demonstrated that we will even provide opinions on fake subjects (such as our attitude towards completely fictitious drugs listed on a survey). We can’t stand to be without firmly held convictions on pretty much any subject, real […]
Yesterday I received three severe weather alerts on my phone. After seeing the destruction hurricane Sandy brought to the northeast and how the tornados have deeply impacted the Midwest, I take those severe weather alerts seriously. There were flash flood warnings for parts of New York; mostly Westchester […]
Sometimes the workplace is too wacky. Sometimes the commute home is filled with grunting seatmates. Sometimes you just need a moment of zen. Cheers
If you’ve never been thrilled to the very edges of your soul by a flower in spring bloom, maybe your soul has never been in bloom.–Audra Foveo The month of May is a special one for me in that my birthday along with mother’s day occurs in said […]
No matter what your child says or does, stand by them and love them. All of us must find our own way, and live up to our own decisions whatever they may be. Love them stronger than their actions or words, love them because they are your children.-Anonymous […]
New Yorkers tend to be a tad bit on the jaded side. Seen that. Been there. Done that. When superstorm Sandy hit, it was a bit overwhelming because we hadn’t fully bought into the weather hype. Nature was unimpressed by this. The ocean, comprising 70% of the planet’s […]
In my facebook newsfeed this past week was a friend’s photo of baby socks she had just purchased as she enters her eight month of pregnancy. Those photos, besides being so darn cute, also served as a reminder of the fragility of life. There is absolutely nothing cuter […]
Singer Paula Cole asked “where have all the cowboys gone?”, disillusioned that things are not what they had seemed to be at first. Where is my Marlboro man? Where is his shiny gun? Where is my lonely ranger? Where have all the cowboys gone? Yippee yo, yippee yeah […]