The Missing Memos: Nine Things I Wish I Knew a Bit Earlier

Have you ever felt as if you’ve missed up on important memos regarding, well…  life? Perhaps someone got your address wrong, the media got in the way or something happened to the messenger that was supposed to deliver the right messages. The consequences are clear. You are caught fully off guard. …Or maybe you are […]

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Life as a piñata: a reflection on cultural assimilation

I grew up in Mexico, a city drowned by myths, legends and ghosts, celebrating death with music and bright colors, and believing that the spirits of the departed co-exist among the living with their own role in the life of those who love them, and won’t let them go. I would attend mass, and look […]

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How community transforms into culture: Miami Fashion Week 2017

As I experienced the closing show for Miami Fashion Week 2017, with the beautiful designs of Ángel Sánchez,  I realized how much Miami has changed. The reality is, currently all eyes are in this city: The Design District keeps growing, Brickell City Centre opened its doors, Swim Week is becoming the most relevant Swim Event in the […]

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The silent language of objects

Objects: Man made items that own us. They contain emotions, and they have the power to freeze certain moments of life while reminding us of who we were, who we have become, or who we want to be. I often stare at people as they peek through window displays. Children look at them with their eyes full […]

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Happy thoughts for tough days with a touch of darkness 

You know how there are days when nothing really makes sense, and the simple act of getting out of bed requires an extra effort? Yeah. I had one of those not long ago, and although I searched for the people that usually recharge me, it just didn’t help. Sometimes it’s so hard to turn emotions into […]

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