Packed Lunches

“I don’t know what it is about food your mother makes for you, especially when it’s something that anyone can make – pancakes, meat loaf, tuna salad – but it carries a certain taste of memory.” -Mitch Albom I bake a lot. True. Cooking, though, is something we have reserved for Mom to do. Whether […]

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To Grandpa With Love

Dear Abuelito, Last Friday, you would have celebrated your 107th birthday. I wonder if you celebrate birthdays in heaven. I do not have much memories with you. Mom did say you used to pass by the house and visit me as a baby. Turns out, you still drove a car at 80. I feel so […]

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Perfect Timing

Life operates not on our timing. It operates on God’s. What may seem like a denial might actually just be a delay. So, be patient and keep the faith. August 7th, Tuesday. I had a 12 PM yoga class to attend and by 11:25 AM, I was still far from the studio, there being heavy […]

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Back on the Mat

“Yoga is a dance between control and surrender — between pushing and letting go — and when to push and to let go becomes part of the creative process, part of the open-ended exploration of your well-being.” -Joel Kramer Around this time last year, I made up my mind to quit my previous job. It […]

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Mamma Mia 2

“Super Trouper beams are gonna blind me, But I won’t feel blue, Like I always do, ‘Cause somewhere in the crowd there’s you.” -Abba, Super Trouper I have always loved musical plays and movies, from The Sound of Music to La La Land. Maybe it’s because I came from a family that had great musicians […]

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