I Hate...

I hate that I can't write. I hate that what I write I don't love. I hate that I love what I can't or shouldn't love ....more

Are You Suffering From Social Media Overdose?

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Are You Suffering From Social Media Overdose?

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A Mom's 'Back-To-School' Depression

A Mom's 'Back-To-School' Depression

I can't believe that in two days, summer break is over and my son will be back to school again. ...more

What I Learned From A Decade of Being Away From Home

The other night, I dreamt I was back in the Philippines, visiting.  I was walking in the same halls I used to walk when I taught in University.  There were the usual groups of students seated on the floor, by their professor's door, waiting for consultation hours to begin.  It was the same dimly-lit and almost claustrophobic faculty center which I used to call my office building.  It was far from being ideal, but it was home to me, and represented a job I loved and truly enjoyed....more

What I've Learned From A Decade of Being Away From Home

The other night, I dreamt I was back in the Philippines, visiting. ...more

Was That Comment Because of My Race?

After reading this post by my French yummy mummy blogger friend, Muriel Jacques, I felt compelled to analyze what had happened to me yesterday at the post office. At the time, I simply brushed it off and was able to convince myself to just let it go. However, I knew deep down it bothered me and reading Muriel's post sort of gave me permission to admit to myself that it was something and not just nothing....more
LeonDePiedra Leon, if it has never happened to someone (racism), then I can imagine that it's ...more

When Helping Doesn't Help

After reading...more

The Curse Of The Blob

I was just innocently typing away on my computer yesterday when I made the mistake of looking down. Darn it! There it was.  A big blob sitting right below my breasts. Yes, folks.  A muffin top.  MY muffin top.  ...more