Hey guys. I started a page for hispanic art appreciation. Read along and learn with me if you're interested! Nacidos para ser libres (Born to be free) is a 2012 photo series by Juan Carlos Alom depicting Cubans swimming in the ocean. The water they swim in is a paradise away from the reality of … Continue reading Born to be free by Cuban Photographer Juan Carlos Alom — art hispanic
Hey guys! I retook the Myers-Briggs Personality Test, which I hadn't taken since high school, and my results were different! I don't remember exactly what my personality type was back then, but I remember it told me I was an extrovert, which I related to at the time. Now I'm an INFJ-A, and the summary describes … Continue reading Myers-Briggs Personality Test
I went to the park yesterday with Marlene, her dog Davey, and my schnauzer Abby. It was a hot Miami day but we sat under the shadow of a large tree which kept us cool. We had a picnic and talked as the dogs barked at every dog or small human that passed by. It … Continue reading Park Day
I just returned from a Memorial Day weekend trip to New York, which, like Miami, is vastly different from the New York I met six years ago (due to, in large part, gentrification). I'd planned the trip to New York with my friends, Grace and Brigitte, to celebrate our friend Claudia's recent 24th birthday. In planning our … Continue reading A Murphy’s Law Anecdote From My Trip to New York City
In January of last year, I took a job that taught me a lot about interpersonal relationships, office politics, and how to deal with an alcoholic for a boss. Within the first week at this company, my boss was already bad-mouthing employees in front of me, asking me (at noon) if I wanted to join him for … Continue reading How I Dealt With A Boss From Hell
My dad is an old school Cuban; born right before the Cuban Revolution of 1959, he witnessed enough crimes committed by the Castro Regime to despise anything that resembles communism. My great grandfather immigrated to Cuba from Catalonia, Spain in the late 1800s, my grandfather built on the work of his father, and my father was … Continue reading Petty Politics
Temperature was 56° F. Had brunch at O.T.L. in the Design District. Marlene had a croissant and a latte. I had avocado toast and mint tea. We went to the bay. I took photos of Marlene. We saw a manatee. It was a beautiful day. Below: Marlene, mint tea, and a manatee.