The human heart was—and remains—a mystery to me. But I’m learning. I have to. —Anthony Bourdain

November 2018

  • Saying goodbye

    Another month, another wake. This time though, I am not the one offering my condolences but one of the people being offered theirs, because our family lost our Nanay. She wasn’t young at 89. She had already outlived all other grandparents by at least 5 years. It wasn’t a surprise, as she had been in… Read more

  • Sia has an amazing voice and heart wrenching lyrics that are sometimes obscured by her larger than life persona and videos. Listening to her hurts, like you feel pain and suffering and raw emotion when you do. By far my favorite song of hers has to be Elastic Heart. And I will stay up through… Read more

  • So I’ve been trying to eat less meat on a daily basis. Mostly because of my carbon footprint, some because I recently met a vegan that really showed me what a good vegan meal tasted like and explained without malice or condescension why he does it, and a little bit to see if it really… Read more