Category Archives: Life


I got a text that said, “Look on your front porch.” The box was filled with silly little items, and with love. I laughed. Continue reading

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Retrieving Notes from iBook and Kindle

I figured out how to retrieve Notes from iBook and Kindle. It was not a simple process. Continue reading

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How Insane is That?

I was not planning to blog about the Route 91 Harvest Festival shootings. Continue reading

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My First Literary Rejection

Yay! I got my first rejection! Continue reading

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Thoughts on a Polarized America

I asked myself, what are the most significant polarizing issues? I believe the biggest one is abortion. Continue reading

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Remember Them

Edward Sotomayor Jr., 34 years old Stanley Almodovar III, 23 years old Luis Omar Ocasio-Capo, 20 years old Juan Ramon Guerrero, 22 years old Eric Ivan Ortiz-Rivera, 36 years old Peter O. Gonzalez-Cruz, 22 years old Luis S. Vielma, 22 … Continue reading

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The Comforting Arms of a Friend

Five years ago today, my husband, Shinko, phoned me, right before my dance class, to tell me he had just gotten off the phone with his oncologist. He had promised to let me know as soon as he heard the … Continue reading

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