On Being an Academically Inclined Latina and Celebrating Hispanic Heritage Month

You know, I do not talk about my heritage as often as I would enjoy. For those of you who are unaware, I am a mixed bag of three races: Mexican (50%), African (25%), and European (25%). You can read all about my thoughts on being multi-racial in this post I wrote around this time … Continue reading On Being an Academically Inclined Latina and Celebrating Hispanic Heritage Month

Only Young Once

I sat in my bed, listening to the raindrops pummel softly against the window. It never rains hard where I live, but every now and then the soothing sound of rain comes to lull me off to sleep. But not this night. This night I was troubled. My heart was in turmoil within me. If … Continue reading Only Young Once