In my humble existence, I manage to find peace and happiness. In fact I am probably happier than most people. Happiness is something that we all aspire for but there are so many of us that are unhappy, bitter, and jaded. Why is that? I really don’t know, but I can tell you from my […]


You size me up from head to toe. “I’m prettier than you” you tell yourself, so you may feel better. You go on your entire life judging other’s mistakes, and you feel entitled for doing so because you’ve done everything “right” your entire life. You feel you are the perfect female role model, always going […]

Diary of an Ugly Girl

My mother was born a beautiful woman, with light skin and a face made for a beauty queen. My dad, also born from a good looking family with sisters that inherited the blood of his Spanish ancestors. Unfortunately, nature rolled the dice and I ended up with all the genetic garbage, inheriting the non-ideal features from […]

Equal opportunity ass-whooping

I got my first lesson in equality when I was 9 years old. I watched my cousins play rugby, was so enamored by it, I wanted to play. I asked my cousin, but he said I couldn’t because I was a girl. I threatened him, that I’d tell my dad on him – I demanded […]


Over the course of my life, I reminisce fondly at the mistakes I’ve made.  It’s these moments that brings a lot of meaning to my life.  It shows how a scar was once a wound,  it was dark before the light,  and there was failure before success.  A lot of us fear mistakes, and there […]


She looks at the sky with a painful longing. She felt this way for as long as she can remember. There is something in the stars her heart ached for.  She had one vivid dream many years before which somehow interpreted this “longing.”  She wakes up in a starship. The room had a big window […]