You’re Not My Boyfriend

My best friend and I were in a “band” in high school. We called ourselves Trendy Wendy, for obvious reasons, which have yet to change. We had one die-hard fan; his name was Kyle. He drew this for us and posted it on an old website called MySpace.com: This song’s called You’re Not My Boyfriend. It was […]

#fbf: Lovable, Even At Your Worst

About three years ago, I sat on the porch of this amazing beachfront bungalow soaking up the sunshine and yelling at Trigger to stay away from the stray perros that seemed to run the beach town of Tulum.  It was easy to fall in love with this place – in all its magic and perfection.  It […]

Living on the Edge: in Brooklyn (with Teenage Boys)

Perhaps you didn’t hear, but it was sort of a big deal when I moved to Brooklyn (practically had to beg de Blasio not to throw a parade about it) {*Side note, remind me to tell you more about my first NYC parade experience… which of course was the peak of the 2014 Dominican Day Parade when I was just trying to meet a […]

Ice Buckets, Buckets of Ice

It was a hot weekend in Williamsburg – ideal timing to participate in the #ALSicebucketchallenge. Though I don’t make it a habit to partake in viral social media campaigns, I find the convergence of community, awareness, and generosity within the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge to be utterly inspiring and brilliant. Nearly 5 years ago when my […]