25 Things

1. In high school, I said I would never study/work in any field where writing was a major component. I was a math nerd. Now, I have to write on a daily basis and I actually enjoy it. 2. I’m athletically challenged BUT I do love baseball. I grew up being my dad’s date to … Continue reading 25 Things

Luck of the Irish

Four days was enough to make me fall in love with Ireland. The weather was the beautiful, the pints of Guinness were endless, the food was delicious, the scenery was breathtaking and the people were amazing. The movies and stories don't lie, Ireland encompasses everything fun, exciting and beautiful. The Irish are like my Cuban-Venezuelan … Continue reading Luck of the Irish

Scottish Holiday

The vast valleys encompassed my line of vision as we drove through the country side. The endless fields of green were home to haystacks, windmills, barns, horses, cows and sheep. Just driving through Scotland was an amazing experience itself, despite being completely terrified of my dad driving a manual car on the left side of the rode. … Continue reading Scottish Holiday

Hello Fall

As the leaves change colors, the weather chills, the sweaters get thicker and the bonfires begin. Well, that's what I like to pretend. Welcome to my favorite season, autumn. Or if you're in Miami, summer part two- where the boots sadly sit  in closets and sweaters beg for the day the weather is just below 80 … Continue reading Hello Fall

Getting Organized

Life can get messy. Don't we know it. A relatively calm week becomes a series of chaotic of events in a matter of seconds. The sweet, sweet taste of the weekend is on the tip of your tongue--that is until you realize you have an interview, a 10-page research paper, an exam and a friend's birthday … Continue reading Getting Organized

The Paradise Town

The vibrant waves crashing against the city walls encompassed my entire line of vision as I stood at the edge of this new, foreign town. Brilliant shades of blue painted the ocean, sky, windmill and rooftops of the small limestone buildings. As we waited under the hot summer sun for my father and uncle to rent … Continue reading The Paradise Town

My Kind of Town

"She is always a novelty; for she is never the same Chicago you saw when you passed through the last time."-Mark Twain The eerie chill welcomes me as I step out of the large aircraft. With my mother's navy coat from the 1980's in one hand and my Tinkerbell luggage in the other, I bundle up … Continue reading My Kind of Town