Yellow Canteen

On the first day of Biology class, I noticed the girl with the yellow canteen. She sat on the far left of the arena and my attention belonged all to her. Between notes I would glance, sneakily, in the chance that she would see me too—she would and we’d both stare into space as if … Read more

What Is Love?

What is love? I’m 57 years old, and I’m still trying to figure that out. I’m not even sure if I’ve ever been in love. Since my divorce, five years ago, I’ve dated a few women who have been into me, but I wasn’t that really into them. I liked a couple of them, and … Read more

The Power of Stories

I believe that the telling of stories can be the best way to teach, to persuade, and to understand ourselves better. I also think it can be healing and that’s one of the reasons for starting this blog. A blog that creates a path for women to express themselves in a way that will hopefully … Read more

Life Lessons

I do not remember the last time I had a life lesson. The thing about life lessons is that they do not happen on a daily basis but appear sporadically, lessons that are sprinkled in throughout our existence. I was in fifth grade when I first crushed on a girl. Her name is Esther Chavez. … Read more