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The bonds of a Latinx Friendship

This is a testament to the human bond that weaves together our histories, our ambitions, our insecurities, our struggles; our missions all within the most beautiful force of human relationships- the female friendship. 1,652 more words



THEY FELT CONNECTED when they opened letters from the youngest. The world was in disarray then, and mail call summoned welcome respite. Holly was shoring up the Remagen Bridge across the Rhine. 149 more words


Naartjies and oranges

I wrote this 2 months ago and did not publish it, for some reason. It’s possible that a friend was here on holiday and we had a similar discussion which got really intense and while I should worry about the guilting and shaming of me, I worried about whether she’s depressed (and would be more depressed reading this) after I offered perspective on her own practices that deviated from the mythical purity of veganism. 667 more words


Catching Up and Moving Forward (Graduation and Urination)

It’s been a long time time since I’ve last posted in this blog, and it’s a shame because I’d been hoping to post relatively frequently, especially for the summer. 1,395 more words


Bootstrapping: Not my Abuelo's American Dream

Bootstrapping has long been touted as the way to “make it” in America. My Abuelo himself, always cites his own unlikely story as proof that it works. 643 more words