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On birthdays and spinsterhood

"Happy birthday! Get married."unsolicited advice given to the writer on the occasion of her 37th birthday That this year's birthday had come on a Monday,…

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Mid-Year Update, or Still California Dreaming

So I'm still in California, a month after I'm supposed to go home. I applied for a stay extension with the US Immigration (which costed…

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A eulogy for our beloved grandmother

Lola Lolit on her 75th birthday Tito Elmer asked us to share one memory of our Lola Lolit, and we struggled to pick which one.…

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Portrait of the artist as broken pottery

Last night, my sister D sent me a reply that I was dreading, but already expecting, when I asked her how she was doing. "Not…

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End of a year, end of a decade

I realized I haven't posted a blog entry all year, mostly because I've got not much to post about. But with 2019 closing in a…

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Waiting for tomorrow to come

December starts in a few days and I, for one, can't wait for this year to end.  It's been a mess of a year, personally…

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brick by brick, inch by inch…

... this website will be filled! I'm starting to post old projects in my portfolio section and I'll be adding art soon. I'll probably update…

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an artist and a blank canvas

There's a saying that goes, “the shoemaker’s children go barefoot,” which I think very much applies to me and this site. I have worked as…

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