Father Bids Farewell

  Father Saying Goodbye Before Deportation.     It’ll never get easy for me to read stories about parents having to leave their families behind because of outdated, harmful immigration laws. Trump’s Homeland Security Department has essentially ramped up the number of deportations in the […]

Número Uno

El Weekend Wrap Up Número Uno: ICYMI

El Weekend Wrap Up: Número Uno  08 APR 17 This was my week in cyberspace. Now let me walk you through it… Friends Help Friends… Episode One: Cristela Alonzo look out for one another… Is This Penis Seat Taken? …because in the end — they’ll […]

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El Weekend Wrap Up Número Uno: ICYMI

El Weekend Wrap Up: Número Uno  01 APR 17 This was my week in cyberspace. Now let me walk you through it… A Deadly Dose of Homicide… Incredibly Hard to Swallow Aural Interpretations… Was It Something I Said? …and another DACA Deportion. Burned By ICE

Episode One: Cristela Alonzo

Though I’ve never been one for poetry, I specifically remember ONE work I encountered while in high school English class with Mr. López: Langston Hughes’s ‘Harlem’ (which up until this moment when I had to Google it, I thought it was called ‘A Dream Deferred’—my […]

Desperately Seeking Green Cards

Til Deportation Do Us Part

Desperately Seeking Green Cards The threat of deportation in Trump’s America is very real and frightening. We’ve seen videos of parents being snatched by immigration officials; literally after taking their children to school. We’ve read stories of young people being sent back to countries they […]

Grandpa Gives Away Memories

Best. Birthday. Present. EVER!

Grandpa Gives Away Memories Though I was blessed to grow up with two beautiful souls as grandmothers; I never got a chance to meet my biological grandfathers; my paternal grandmother’s second husband died before I turned six. There are days where I’m overcome with thoughts […]