Sometimes You Have to Grab Life by the Coattails

As many of my good friends already know, I am obsessed with Eat, Pray, Love and everything Elizabeth Gilbert.  After reading both her aforementioned best-selling memoir, as well as her follow-up – Committed – and watching the film version of Eat, Pray, Love too many times, I have come to hold Elizabeth Gilbert as aContinue reading “Sometimes You Have to Grab Life by the Coattails”

All Dogs Go To Heaven.

What was previously thought of as a popular saying and an animated movie title has become my family’s mantra this weekend. Yesterday Chloe, the older of our two dogs, got sick again. Over the last two years she has had pancreatitis twice and kidney stones twice. Evidently, schnauzers are genetically prone to get pancreatitis, whichContinue reading “All Dogs Go To Heaven.”

Poisoned Holy Water.

This particular post’s title is an adaptation from a lyric of “Same Love” by Macklemore & Ryan Lewis. I got goose-bumps after listening to this song for the first time recently. Cliché, sure, but the honesty of the lyrics was and continues to be overpowering. Call me whatever radical, socialist, or other dramatic adjective youContinue reading “Poisoned Holy Water.”


  Si pudiera vivir nuevamente mi vida. En la próxima, trataría de cometer más errores. No intentaría ser tan perfecto, me relajaría más. Sería más tonto de lo que he sido de hecho. Tomaría muy pocas cosas con seriedad. Sería menos higiénico. Correría más riesgos, haría más viajes, contemplaría más atardeceres, subiría más montañas, nadaríaContinue reading “Instantes”