Happy February!

February is thought of as a month to appreciate love and loved ones. In celebration of that theme, I am posting the video of the Free Hugs Campaign event that I was a part of back in June 2012. The campaign reaches out to others under the premise that,  “Sometimes, Continue Reading →

Spring Cleaning Your Life

I never really understood the phrase, “Spring Cleaning” until I had to move myself across state borders once and clean for my life together with Christine (my then fiancée) so that we could get married and join two apartments worth of stuff. A lot of physical cleaning took place. In the process of Continue Reading →

Say Happy New Year in Spanish in 2012

A short video on how to say “Happy New Year” in Spanish. courtesy of Michael Peña and the letter Ñ. Important Note: And for all my greeters on social media and the blogosphere, remember that  holding the ALT key while typing 164 will save me from receiving plenty of new Continue Reading →

Top Ten Things I Survived in 2011

Pretty soon we will be ushering in the New Year. Cue the annual traditions of Top Ten Lists, New Year’s Resolution creating, and get ready for a year of highly irritating “The World is Ending” humor. Before 2012 comes along, I wanted to remember 2011. It was a year where Continue Reading →

Going on a Break: Friendship edition

Recently, a friend and I came to the agreement to go on a break. I think this quote succinctly describes part of what went wrong. “A friendship can weather most things and thrive in thin soil; but it needs a little mulch of letters and phone calls and small, silly Continue Reading →

Latinos de Corazón: Bloggers Edition >> Spanish Friday

[Today’s Friday Feature is written in Spanish as part of Spanish Friday. The English translation is below; La traducción en ingles esta al final] El post de “Spanish Friday” esta semana será un post de “Friday Feature” también. Algunos de mis blogs favoritos pertenecen a individuos que me gusta referir Continue Reading →

My Return to Blogging- Musings about 4 months lost/found

I am more than a little disappointed that I did not take the time to blog in the past four months since my last post. Moving really throws me for a loop and as evidenced from my blog, it takes me about 4 months to recover each time.  The same Continue Reading →

Of time management, life, & this blog

So, it has been nearly a full two months since I posted. June ended. July came and went. So did my birthday.There were a lot of unexpected events in that time. Joy, pain, laughter, sorrow, anger, love, loss, contentedness – I experienced these all. Now, I finally have a little Continue Reading →

Un Verano Ajetreado >> Spanish Friday

[English translation below; Traducción en ingles al final] Yo casi no conseguí tiempo para escribir este el “Spanish Friday” esta semana. El post de esta semana será corta. Casi tengo el apartamento hasta el punto donde esta satisfactoria. A pesar de que no estoy trabajando ahora, todavía tengo mucho trabajo que hacer. Continue Reading →