So…I feel like my life is marked in pre & post-election. Like the bombardment of bad news, stupefying news, racist policies, behaviors, etc. etc. is enough to drive someone crazy. I feel like I’m constantly seething. To find a balance, I keep distracting myself (like everyone should) because I just can’t be “on” and available… Continue reading Sidebar: Love and Mental Riots
Only three years, 11 months, three weeks, and two days before the next inauguration. And it can’t come soon enough. What’s always supposed to feel like a fresh start and clean slate, has been mostly a month of dread. I’m almost always anxious about these new policies, “leaders,” and what it will mean to my… Continue reading Sidebar: Netflix and Dread
Ok first, major apologies for the dead air for the past few days! I had a plan and then got sick (which, don’t worry, I’ll definitely talk about in the next few paragraphs lol and that ruined everything–but on to the post: I guess I can say December was better than November because nothing (hopefully)… Continue reading Sidebar: Good Riddance 2016
Thankful this month is over. I went in with such high expectations. And, well, dot dot dot. November 9th was the worst day of my career. I’ve often dealt with clients calling in fear after hearing about raids or rumors in their communities, but this was so different. It was gut-wrenching. It was the end… Continue reading Sidebar: What Just Happened?
Um, it’s already November (i.e. Sidebar time). That’s cray. October was so much fun though! First, work has been pretty steady so that’s always good. It’s immigration New Year, meaning visas are being issued now that it’s their new fiscal year and I’m waiting for approval notices to trickle in…so slowly. The backlog is a… Continue reading Sidebar: Don’t Throw Away Your Shot
Summer’s over, it’s chilly, I can get regular lattes again and not worry about sweating to death on my commute. Yay. I love fall. But I am still sad to see summer go only because I am so not ready for holiday chatter. Anyway, it’s time for a Sidebar post, where I share some more… Continue reading Sidebar: Deep in the Heart of Texas
Sidebar is a new way to give you a little more personal peek into my life so that we can get to know each other a little more! Especially because I always find it easier to believe and take advice from someone when you actually know them as a person rather than just a semi-anonymous voice… Continue reading Sidebar: Summer is Over
Sidebar is a new way to give you a little more personal peek into my life so that we can get to know each other a little more! Especially because I always find it easier to believe and take advice from someone when you actually know them as a person rather than just a semi-anonymous voice… Continue reading Sidebar: Al Italia