Category Archives: Memories

Sisterhood

Growing up I wanted a sister more than anything. Yes, even more than a Cabbage Patch doll, pink La Gear’s or a My Little Pony. Can you say 80’s child? I am the oldest in the family, the only girl and have three younger brothers who I absolutely love with all my heart. It must […]

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My Love Affair with Rain

One of my favorite things are rainy days. I can still remember the day that I fell in love, like it was yesterday. Back in 1994 during my last visit to Mexico where my parents are from and almost half of my aunts, uncles and two grandparents reside I got to experience a beautiful rain […]

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Our Dance

My abuela, Soledad has a special place in my heart. Even after all these years, I still think of her a lot and can easily shed a tear or two at a moment’s notice when I miss her. She was always very comforting, very sweet, understanding, strong and most of all loving. Her passing came […]

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Why I Love Summer & the Beach

Growing up my parents always took us to the beach for as long as I can remember. They would pack up the cooler with lunch and fresh fruit then spend the whole day there. When I say the whole day I mean from 7:00 AM to 5:00 PM! My parents never had any money for […]

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Memories of Soledad

My grandmother Soledad passed when I was only 14 years old and she was the sweetest and most loving abuelita that any girl could have. The other day I was re-organizing my jewelry box (I do this a lot, I’m an organizing clean junkie) and I stumbled upon these lovely gold earrings. They were given […]

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