• Colombia
  • Kiss On the Forehead

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    This piece was written as an exercise for my writing club, Bogota Writer’s Group last spring. The prompts were centered around different types of kisses. I was asked to write no more than 400 words about a “kiss on the forehead”. Around this time, I also experienced loss. 2 times in one month. One expected, […]

  • Culture
  • Tinder

    This was originally written in 2015, after moving to Colombia and looking for ways to meet cool people. Did not actually meet people. Now I’m in LA trying to meet cool people. My story has not changed. This can still totally be applied to today.  START: DOWNLOAD TINDER *Must be noted* My experience with Tinder is extremely limited: Mostly just 24-hour stints […]

  • Barcelona
  • Este Año: 2017

    The last few weeks of 2017, I began reflecting hard on the last year. I found that each experience I had encountered was seismic in its effect on myself and whatever my future holds. I didn’t set out for such a powerful year (or maybe I did subconsciously willed myself in that direction); but I took every […]

  • Culture
  • LA Files: Pan Dulce in East LA

    Pan Dulce* is a staple if you grow up in a Mexican-American household, or if you live in LA. They come in different shapes, sizes, and textures but in general, they are all covered in sugar and a symbol of your grandparents, cousins, heritage, sometimes church, and probably a Sunday morning with coffee at home. Everyone […]