In That Moment

In That Moment

As I stood there, and watched him walk those last steps of high school, time just froze and our journey together flashed in front of my eyes. It was a bittersweet moment as he proudly walked up to receive his high school diploma. He was a little less than three, full...
Should we protest the election results?

Should we protest the election results?

Let’s face it, Donald Trump is the 45th President elect. A lot of us are unhappy with this outcome. It saddens us to know that a person who can openly make extremely derogatory comments about women and is caught on camera bragging about sexually assaulting women can...
Where Are You From?

Where Are You From?

Where are you from? I am often asked. I smile at the familiar question and reply instantaneously, “from San Diego.” I love the reactions I get to my answer. Some hesitate and nod while others gear up the courage to ask “I meant originally, like where you were born?”...
And Then They Left

And Then They Left

And then they left and I don’t know when I will see them again. I imagine that one day, the little boy that I cuddle and hold and pamper and fuss over will grow up and not need me anymore. The feeling is scary. That is how they must feel about me, their youngest. I...