5 more days…

Time travels fast when you’re having fun. It also travels fast as you get older. Remember when you couldn’t wait to turn 18? Then 21? Then 25? Then 30? I remember my Dad saying time would fly by sooner than later. Here we are. It feels like I was just celebrating my birthday about 3…

May 2017… seven days in…

It has been forever. We won’t talk about that. I’ve had a lot of highs but recently I’ve experienced some of the lowest of lows. Let’s talk about the highs. I have a niece. Her name is Burrito. I kid, I kid… that’s what EYE call her. Her name is Soraya and she is my…

Inauguration Dread 2017

I had an interesting conversation with a friend today. We were discussing the inauguration and the collective feeling of dread. Often, it’s been chalked up to partisan reasons. If you’re a Republican, you don’t want a Democrat in office. Conversely, if you’re a Democrat, you don’t want a Republican in office. I tried to think…

Hello, 2017.

My best friend and I have a joke. We talk to each other every year on the first and sarcastically tell each other that this year is gonna be our year. When we were younger, there was absolutely no sarcasm. We actually believed that each passing year was gonna be the year we made it….

Rome Is My Eleanor

Gone In 60 Seconds is a theatrical masterpiece. I lie. I’m also referring to the remake, not the 1974 original. You remember… the one with the amazing Nicolas Cage? The one where he comes out of retirement to steal cars to save his younger brother’s life? The movie stars Delroy Lindo, Angelina Jolie (pre Brad…

9/11… Fifteen years later

I remember where I was. Most people do. Rarely do I tell my story. For one, because I feel there are far more important stories that need to be told. And secondly, because I just don’t. I was still in California at that time. I managed the units within the Student Union at Cal State…