First of all, Happy Valentine's Day! Did you know Valentine's day is not just for people in love? Yes it's also for friends and family, but St. Valentine is also the patron saint of epilepsy. There are a few theories as to why he is the saint of epilepsy, such as the German word for … Continue reading Happy Valentine’s Day
Today, my list of 10 restaurants for Valentine's Day was published on Feed Me. These are all restaurants in Puerto Rico, in different places in the island, not just San Juan. Whether it's a date or if you just want to go out for dinner on February 14th these are good restaurants or at least … Continue reading Restaurants for Valentine’s
I can't ignore what is happening right now. Everywhere I look, there he is, there are his words, there is the world terrified, just like I am. I don't want to give him more glory by writing about it, but I just can't ignore it. How did this happen? I thought we had this, I … Continue reading Don’t worry, be happy
During the Olympics in London four years ago I was staying at my aunt's house while we waited for my surgery. I barely remember this but they tell me the games were always on, my uncle would watch them all when he got home after work. I know they were on, but I don't remember … Continue reading Rio 2016
The acts in Orlando a month ago, the truck in Nice a few days ago, the shooting in Baton Rouge a few hours ago, and everything in the news nowadays show everything that is wrong with the world, but if you look very closely you can still find the good in people. When you look … Continue reading Love is a stronger word than hate
Being Puerto Rican, I know that speaking spanish anywhere but here, people always think I'm from any of the other Spanish speaking places in the world, especially people who don't speak Spanish. People immediately think I'm Mexican or Dominican, when I'm Puertorican; people see us all as the same thing. We are not, we have … Continue reading Ignorance is our worst enemy
I have been kind off covering this story on a few of my previews posts, and today it got more interesting, but I won't stop until they vote. Right now democrat representatives are staging a sit-in, refusing to leave the house of representatives until they have reached a vote on gun control. These are news … Continue reading #NoBillNoBreak
I have to keep going on about this because this is just a logical thing, don't put guns in the hands of citizens, even if they're law abiding citizens, or appear to be. You don't know whose hands the gun is going to end up, or where the bullet will end up. Republicans say carrying … Continue reading Say no to guns
Today, too many people continue to defend the indefensible. There are a series of issues in play here, but the United States of America has an undeniable problem with gun violence. How many more lives need to be lost before we do something about lax gun laws? How can a person previously tied to terrorism … Continue reading Gun control, now!
Hearing the news about the mass shooting in Orlando was another reminder of why we need love and acceptance in this world. I just keep thinking about all the victims, their friends and families. Our world cannot continue this way. Stop thinking about the differences between you and others, stop judging and criticizing. We don't … Continue reading All we need is love
Well it's the end of the weekend, we just got back home and I have to say long weekends are exhausting. I'm not saying they're bad, nothing was bad about this weekend, but I'm really tired and glad to be sleeping in my bed tonight. During our 2 hour drive home, I kept looking at … Continue reading Shooting in Houston
This morning, my parents and I drove to one of the many beautiful beaches here in Puerto Rico, and when we got there I was not happy. I was not happy because it was crowded and the only spot we found was close to a group of girls who were being really loud. As the … Continue reading Happy beach day
Today I woke up to my mom telling me to turn on the TV, to hear about what happened in Brussels.What? What happened? She told me there had been an attack there. I watched and listened while I got ready to go this morning. By the time I left, they didn't have a lot of … Continue reading Pray for Brussels
Otro fondo de pensiones que se agota ¿De verdad? En vez de ayudar a la crisis económica, como buenos Cristianos, los maestros de escuelas católicas se quedan sin pensión. ¿En qué gastaron ese dinero que le habían prometido a estos maestros que yo veo todos los días fajados para darte una buena educación para los … Continue reading ¿Dónde está Robin Hood?
I would like you to take a few minutes to watch this video, and listen to what Lin Manuel says. Lin Manuel calls on congress for Puerto Rico support This island he talks about is my home, and I agree with everything he says. I am glad there are people like him who use … Continue reading Thank you Lin Manuel