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Accidental Italian

The word storia, in Italian, means story. And also, history. Growing up, Italian was always part of my history, but never part of my story. Until, one day, a fire for learning the language unexpectedly sparked. 1,182 more words


Hungry or not, here I come

How exactly does a one hour tutoring lesson turn into eight hours? Simple: I agreed to stay for lunch.

It was my first day of tutoring. 267 more words

North Africa

Lifetime Lesson

I jumped in a taxi, and we took off for Grand Central Station. We were driving in the right path when unexpectedly, a dark auto bounced out of a parking spot directly before us. 708 more words


The Serpentine Silhouette of March (Haunting Me in May)

The Serpentine Silhouette of March

On the 45.9-mile drive

I thought of you and

How your hands ticked off each vertebrae of mine

Like you were taking a tally… 124 more words

Creative Writing

Desert Water Drop (Borderlands)

The work of the Border Angels (Angeles de La Frontera) is driven by the following words: “When I was hungry, who gave me to eat? – When I was thirsty, who gave me to drink?” (Matthew 25:35). 979 more words

Bits And Pieces

Game Inspirations, Academic Explanations, and Design Concepts

These days I am reading the book Hieronymus Bosch Garden of Earthly Delights by Hans Belting, to necessarily understand the work better, and hopefully, to find answers to my own unsureness about my project. 1,617 more words



Maturity is many things. It is the ability to base a judgment on the big picture, the long haul.
It means being able to resist the urge for immediate gratification and opt for the course of action that will pay off later. 401 more words