My Daddy’s Birthday

Monica and Dad on the beach in San Juan.

Today’s my dad’s birthday. Or was. Do I still say “is”? I mean it’s technically still the day of his birth. These are the things that I think about now. The firsts. His first birthday away from this earth. The first Easter without him. My first birthday without him. The first time I have to […]

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We shall continue on…

Yesterday, so many of my friends and family called and texted to check on me. Many didn’t say why. They just reached out to see if I was okay. I appreciate that. For the record, I am fine. One thing I realized is that many people that look like me have dealt with a lifetime […]

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To: My “Friends” On Facebook

Stormy San Juan

I wonder if some of my “friends” on Facebook realize that I am, indeed, on Facebook. I see what you post. I’m also not white (in case you missed that). When you post derogatory things about Black people, you’re talking about ME. I see that. When you say my life doesn’t matter, I see that. […]

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Goodbye 2015

Wow. I really can’t believe it is already 2016. I know that sounds cliché but it’s true. I do have to admit something, though. The New Year came in without much of a bang. I did see a beautiful display of fireworks from my patio but other than that…nada. I was playing Assassin’s Creed IV: […]

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