On birthdays and spinsterhood

funfetti cake from https://www.ffactor.com/

“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, my least favorite day of the week, should have been a sign. I was already anticipating a spectacularly underwhelming birthday due to the pandemic, but the quote above had […]

A eulogy for our beloved grandmother

Tito Elmer asked us to share one memory of our Lola Lolit, and we struggled to pick which one. How do we condense a person’s life into a few sentences? How can we describe one of the most important women in our lives using a few words? Impossible, perhaps, but we have to try. Yayay […]