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Aristotle and Dante Discover the Secrets of the Universe by Benjamin Alire Saenz

“Sometimes parents loved their sons so much they made a romance out of their lives.They thought our youth could help us overcome everything. Maybe moms and dads forgot about this one small fact: being on the verge of seventeen could be harsh and painful and confusing. 1,143 more words


maybe i could have been a concert pianist...

This weekend, I got to see a family friend, Lalo, perform at Mexico City’s Palacio de Bellas Artes – one of Mexico’s grandest and most important performance spaces. 1,299 more words

Things I'm Verbing: Why we need mammoths, delayed swanhood and dictator chic

I’m taking a social media detox at the moment, which feels great (yes, I’m going to do one of these). As I watch myself try to find the Twitter app on my phone, I definitely realize how often I reach for it as a numbing agent — and how outrage itself can be a numbing agent. 353 more words

Things I'm Verbing

Close knit group text.

Being first generation Mexican-American, I grew up really close to all the women in my family. When I got my first period (I know, TMI) my mom called everyone to tell them the details!  259 more words

life's a trip

 “If happiness is the goal – and it should be, then adventures should be a priority.”
– Richard Branson

February was certainly an entertaining month full of (some possibly regrettable) spontaneous decisions. 1,746 more words

Back To My Roots

In the last year or so, I’ve been really trying to reconnected with my Hispanic roots. I’ve been trying to immerse myself in my language and culture as much as possible – especially now that I don’t live with my parents. 234 more words

My Life.