How Is It That I Arrived Here? 

“How is it that I arrived here?” I whispered in the dark. In the dark of my room, when my eyes are wide open but all I see is dark blue spots of light before the pitch black of the night sinks in. I followed all my epiphanies but I ignored the biggest ones too….

The Waltz

What is it about a complete stranger walking into your life that after minutes or a few days feels like they’ve known you your whole life? What is this waltz that we dance with someone for months, going back and forth about what we want, what we give, what we cannot give up or are…

Passengers

“Y debo decir que confio plenamente en la casualidad de haberte conocido. Que nunca intentare olvidarte, y que si lo hiciera, no lo conseguiria”- Julio Cortazar   For years we have been conditioned to stay with someone, been advised to do the best we can to make things work, keep trying. While that is necessarily…

Rumbos

“Pero no amo tus pies, sino porque anduvieron sobre la tierra y sobre el viento y sobre el agua, hasta que me encontraron” -Pablo Neruda {Tus Pies, 1952}  Queria que anduvieras por mis rumbos Seguir mis pasos en cada aventura Sentir el dolor de mis pies tras horas de haber caminado Por Isla Negra, la…

Tragedy of the Commons

“I’ve made up my mind to find out all about you minutely. But as I have no one from whom I can find out anything, you must tell me everything fully yourself. Well, what sort of man are you? Come, make haste—begin—tell me your whole history”- Fyodor Dostoyevsky’s White Nights “This is it”- we begin to…

Dunning-Kruger Effect

Definition: “A phenomenon where people with little knowledge or skill think they know more or have more skill than they do. This occurs while simultaneously overlooking and/or underestimating the knowledge and skills of those involved in the task at hand” [Urbandictionary.com] For years and years I thought I knew how love felt, the emotion, adrenaline…

DEEP WATERS

When you are ready to dive into the uncharted salty waters of the ocean, you hope to have the right individual by your side. I once heard that salt water fixes everything. Whether is the calming and at times ferocious salty waters of the ocean or your own salty tears streaming down your cheeks, both…

Thank You Past, I Owe You My Future

  In walking down the path that signifies our futures, we tend to once in a while step on stones and rocks that were there from our pasts, hurting our feet and becoming an obstacle when all we are trying to do is lead happy lives. We recognize that once or twice we took a…