At first I found it pretty weird that I was a pretty consistent writer during those two months in quarantine. I always found inspiration while I was at home all day yet I was out of it pretty soon after I started working again in mid May. I didn’t know what happened, why I had … Continue reading All I needed was a little silence
When the quarantine started I promised myself I would organize my closet during this time I couldn't leave my house. I thought I would be so bored staying home all day that I would be happy to organize my closet and have something to do. I never did it during those first two weeks like … Continue reading Day forty something in quarantine, what else can I do?
Last night,iHeartMedia and FOX hosted a concert with the biggest names in music in my television. That’s right, me and my family as well as anyone else who wanted to watch from their TV, computer, tablet, or telephone, had a front row seat to watch Elton John host the show from his house. We saw … Continue reading iHeart Living-room Concert
A couple of years ago I took a spinning class at the gym for a while. It was a lot of fun and a great workout but I hadn't done spinning or been on an exercise bike since I stopped the gym. In fact, I haven't even ridden a real bicycle in over ten years. … Continue reading Our new stationary bike
It's Christmas! It's finally here, the happiest tone of the year! There's lights, music, parties, family, friends, and food, a lot of food. But there is also pressure to be at all the parties, to host some of them, to make or bring food, to give presents, to talk to everyone at the party and … Continue reading How to survive and enjoy the holiday season
My birthday present, the Echo dot, finally arrived. It's late because Amazon wouldn't send it to Puerto Rico, but there are always ways around the whole not delivering to your area thing. It takes more time to have it delivered to a family member in the states and having them send it to you but … Continue reading Hello Alexa
Last night I got the chance to see Hamilton, starring the one and only Lin-Manuel Miranda, right here in Puerto Rico. He brought the play here for 17 days to bring attention to Puerto Rico over a year after being hit by hurricanes Irma and Maria. Everybody has been talking about it ever since they … Continue reading Hamilton Puerto Rico
Merry Christmas!!! I hope you all had a great Christmas. On this, the best day of the year, we decided to switch up our tradition a little bit. Instead of the usual Christmas lunch after opening presents we decided to have a delicious Christmas brunch. There were eggs, waffles, bacon, bread, coffee, ham, orange juice, … Continue reading Merry Christmas!
Check this out: Stanford researchers listen for silent seizures with "brain stethoscope" that turns brain waves into sound This is an article about this pretty awesome thing neurologists at Stanford are developing that allows doctors and nurses to hear a seizure. It's like an EEG but instead, except EEGs can't always read every seizure because not … Continue reading The “brain stethoscope”
The way music affects the brain has been very interesting to me since the moment I realize music helped me concentrate. I would study and read with my headphones on listening to whatever came up on my iPod. I would listen to music as I read all seven Harry Potter books, as I studied and … Continue reading Music can change your brain
If you are in Puerto Rico this weekend, you have to go to San Juan and visit las Fiestas de la calle San Sebastián. It is the perfect way to start the year and will be the party of the year. Music, food, vejigantes, cabezudos, piraguas; what can be better than that? Just a bacalaito, … Continue reading Don’t miss Sanse’ 17
Here is my list, published by FeedMe PR of the 5 songs by latinos that made everybody dance in 2016, even people who don't speak Spanish: Cinco canciones del 2016 que pusieron a bailar hasta los que no son latinos. There were a lot of good songs this year but, in my opinion, these were the … Continue reading My list of Top 5 songs by Latinos in 2016
Happy to say I signed up for the Walgreens 5K this Sunday. After working on getting the word out about it, I feel like I owe it to myself, to my boss, and to Walgreens, to join in all the fun and run/walk. I hope that I can do better than I did on the … Continue reading I signed up/ R.I.P Prince
Experts: Music Therapy Has Dramatic Effect On Brain Injury Patients As I've mentioned before, I received music therapy in the rehab center I attended here in Puerto Rico, and I can say that what this article says is true. This not only helped me, but other patients who suffered strokes, and Parkinson's, as well as other … Continue reading Sing and dance in therapy
Last night, February 13th, I went to a concert I had been waiting to go to for years. Whose concert was this? The one and only, Ricky Martin. I still remember his first concert I went to when I was in the third, or maybe fourth grade. I remember him opening the show with his … Continue reading One World Tour, another great concert Ricky