When did I become that person who calls her car “my baby”?

When did I become that person who calls her car “my baby”?

Please subscribe to my newsletter to get writing news and updates. This time last year, I was finishing packing up my apartment in New York City after 12 happy years spent as a New Yorker. I left primarily because I needed a break from city life to 

Thoughts on turning 31… and the <br>future of Map Your 30s blog

Thoughts on turning 31… and the
future of Map Your 30s blog

Please subscribe to my newsletter to get writing news and updates. When I first started writing about turning 30 years old and decided to create the Map Your 30s Blog, my idea was simple: I wanted to write about all of the changes happening in my life 

What I learned about Latinos (and myself) when I moved out of Florida

What I learned about Latinos (and myself) when I moved out of Florida

Note: This is 3 of 3 essays that was written for and published on The Flama last year. However, the site has since shut down (mostly) and my essay has disappeared… But the internet gods allowed me to find it in its entirety, so I am re-posting it here 

2016 was an exceptionally happy year for me (and I’m not afraid to admit it)

2016 was an exceptionally happy year for me (and I’m not afraid to admit it)

Please subscribe to my newsletter to get writing news and updates. We’ve all been saying it all damn year, haven’t we? 2016 IS THE WORST. I know that I’ve definitely been guilty of this sentiment, and it wasn’t really just because of the election (although that contributed 

To car or not to car? When buying one is the question…

To car or not to car? When buying one is the question…

Please subscribe to my newsletter to get writing news and updates. To car or not to car? That is the question… Here’s the deal: I have been living in the state of Florida for almost three months now, and I have yet to purchase a vehicle for