so long, 2012

Another year has come and gone. At first thought it seems like it happened in a blink of an eye; but when looking back on where I was on this day one year ago, there is no denying that this has been the longest, most intense year of my life. […]

Dia de los Muertos 2012

Last year I introduced my favorite holiday, Dia de los Muertos (Day of the Dead). I was living in Hawaii, where the holiday isn’t celebrated, so I shared pictures and stories of my relatives online here. This year I was able to go to several celebrations, both in my hometown […]

Trust Me, I’m a Lawyer

Today I recieved two different life-changing news/announcements within one hour from eachother. I was shopping at the outlets in San Marcos, TX when I found out which country we’re being sent tonext. He did, and as much as I’d love to share it with you, I still can’t. Unfortunately, I don’t […]

Touching Babies

One thing I deeply appreciate about living in different places is being able to observe cultural differences, both extreme and subtle. One of the differences to which I’m a new observer is the practice of strangers touching babies. In the 6 months of new mom life in Hawaii, only one stranger […]