Hi...long time no see. It's been a minute since we last met, but that's a story for another time. My venture back into this long-abandoned blog is to discuss what was last night's socially distanced, virtual gala of sorts that was the 78th annual Golden Globes, hosted bicoastally (sp?) by Tina Fey and Amy Poehler. … Continue reading Globes de Oro III
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Dear Daniela, You've spent 18 years going to school, and now it's time to leave. You're thinking to yourself right now that you have no identity after this prolonged period of time where your entire reason for existence has been an education. That sounds so sad...to think that you've revolved your entire life around the grades … Continue reading A Letter to Myself
I've always been blessed with the best teachers, especially in elementary school. I look back and have a special memory I've shared with each and every one of my elementary school teachers, even the second-grade teacher I had for the last two months of that school year when we moved. Recently, my family and I … Continue reading To My Past Educators,
It's been two years since I first decided to start this blog. I originally started it because I just like to talk about myself. I struggle with keeping myself accountable with things and this blog has been something I don't normally keep up with, but that's fine with me. I never want writing on here … Continue reading Siri, play Night Changes by One Direction pls
Recently, my friend Luis turned 22 and celebrated by posting a "22 Things I've Learned Before Turning 22" video on his channel. I've been inspired to share some things I've learned before turning this ripe, old age of 22. Be a leader, not a follower Accidents happen Older sisters are a blessing and a curse Moms … Continue reading 22 Things I’ve Learned Before I Turned 22
As I start a new semester in the coming week, I think back to last semester where I didn't do as well as I wanted to. I wish I could say I had hard classes or that my professors were a-holes and didn't grade fairly, but it was mainly me. I was too caught up … Continue reading New Semester, New Me?
Last year, I wrote about the the 75th annual Golden Globes and touched on the Time's Up movement and Oprah Winfrey's speech for the Cecil B. DeMille award. Last Sunday's Golden Globes had great moments, but one of the best had to be Sandra Oh's win for Best Actress in a Television Drama. Looking out into the … Continue reading Globes de Oro II
The last day of the year always has people feeling reminiscent of what they have (or haven't) accomplished. I usually want to get everything over with and start the countdown at 10 AM. But today I'm feeling good. I'm happy with how this year has gone. Sure, there were times this year where I wanted … Continue reading Day 365 of 365
Community college was not my first choice when I decided to pursue a higher education. I started high school wanting to be a psychologist and when I toured UCI my junior year, I knew that was the only school I wanted to go to. Everything was ready for when I started senior year and began … Continue reading What I’ve Learned About Going to a Community College
Yes, another post about the badass women in my life. I was raised by a beautiful tribe of mujeres who have shaped my whole being and there's never a day I won't express my appreciation. So, here I am, writing this on a plane ride to Guadalajara because this is the only time in my … Continue reading International Women’s Day ❤️