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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 … Continue reading How community transforms into culture: Miami Fashion Week 2017

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, … Continue reading The silent language of objects

The F word

I am a feminist. No, I don’t burn bras, and I do love make-up. I wear lipstick almost every day. Red. I have nothing against men, quite the contrary… I am … Continue reading The F word

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 … Continue reading Happy thoughts for tough days with a touch of darkness 

A day in Miami, at the Frost Museum of Science.

The Frost Science Museum and why it matters

I arrived to Miami by chance. In my mind, any place would be ok. I knew the drill: one year and a half of hardship while figuring out my career … Continue reading The Frost Science Museum and why it matters

On post-partum depression, and my journey through motherhood.

When I become a mother/ Cuando sea mamá

 When I become a mother, oh the things I will teach my children. I’ll sing to them every song; even those songs that have never been sang. I’ll fill their … Continue reading When I become a mother/ Cuando sea mamá

Braid your sadness away.

Braid your sadness away/ Trenza tus tristezas

When you feel sad, braid your hair. As you do, the pain gets trapped between its strands, preventing it from reaching your body. Then, wait for the wind to blow … Continue reading Braid your sadness away/ Trenza tus tristezas

On dying a little every day, and why it’s worth it/ El valor de morir constantemente

We all have a couple of quotes that are present in our minds in special ways. When I was a little girl, I remember someone said that ‘life was nothing … Continue reading On dying a little every day, and why it’s worth it/ El valor de morir constantemente