Running Makes Me Happy

This was me at the of a 5K race in SF February 2016. I love running! I ❤️ #running!!🏃🏻‍♀️I’m so glad to be back at it. Life happened and so getting back to a consistent routine of running has been a struggle for some time.🏃🏻‍♀️But I haven’t given up. I’m finding ways to work through … Continue reading Running Makes Me Happy


Merry Navidad

Looking forward to enjoying a California Christmas where the weather is chilly enough to enjoy hot chocolate while also wearing flip flops. What are some of the contrasts you find amusing during Winter in California?

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Red Rock Canyon

My hike at Red Rock Canyon outside of Las Vegas, Nevada where I celebrated my 41st birthday.

Switching gears

Switching gears, from interior designer to call center representative to medical coder, has been a bumpy road. However, it’s lead me onto a rewarding career path.

1st Thanksgiving With My In-laws

When I met my in-laws for the first time, my husband told me to greet them by saying, “Bendicion”. This is their Puerto Rican custom as a sign of respect when greeting elders. Coming from a Mexican-American family, I was taught to say, “Mucho gusto” and shake hands when meeting anyone. I was very nervous … Continue reading 1st Thanksgiving With My In-laws