Fall is here. Ya llegó el otoño – o la primavera, dependiendo de dónde estén. Tengan cuidado; el COVID-19 sigue por todos lados. 🙌🏽😷👍🏽 Creo que lo de las máscaras ya se calmó un poco (más vale prevenir que lamentar, after all), porque people were not getting the message that masks are like the easiest, […]
For the past month, we have had some weather up here in Northern California. The smoke plus the fog in the Bay Area has been a realness. It is not pleasant. I am beyond-grateful to be safely sheltered with my family, and to want for almost nothing. I understand Cal Fire has dubbed the Northern […]
COVID-19 isn’t a crisis anymore. It is a failure, of our leadership and of our humanity. There it is. And here we are (still), looking like we didn’t know this novel coronavirus was this much of an existential threat (there is no vaccine! it spreads easy and fast! it can kill you or your loved […]
Notre-Dame de Paris caught fire last year, and you wanna know what my memory of that day is? Urgh, the old coot I used to enjoy helping at the grocery store where I used to work, until that day. Him, his blue hat, and his loud and misguided Made-in-the-USA Islamophobia. Old (Caucacious) Man Chad. A […]
Don’t go getting any ideas about summer. How ever could we have known, that the spring season’s arrival was on notice 10 weeks and a day ago, when I started to reflect on what I would want to teach the kids – my nieces and nephews – about life, love, liberty, and the pursuit of […]
Not a pandemonium. This season of the COVID-19 pandemic, please, remember the Golden Rule.
The thing about Portugal is one moment you’re in a crowded library in Porto, surrounded by Potterheads seeking to be in a space author J.K. Rowling may have once occupied while working there back in the day, or so the story goes, and the next you can get lost in your head and find silence […]
Madonna is back. That’s all. I mean, what more could you want? The Queen is Pop is back with the first single off her upcoming 14th album, a Portugal-inspired record titled Madame X dropping on June 14. The song, titled “Medellín,” was produced by frequent M collaborator, the French artist Mirwais, and features the hot Latino heartthrob du […]