El Que Quiere Puede: The Myth Of Education Only For Some

So boy, don’t you turn back. / Don’t you set down on the steps / ‘Cause you finds it’s kinder hard. / Don’t you fall now — / For I’se still goin’, honey, / I’se still climbin’, / And life for me ain’t been no crystal stair.   – Mother to […]

Cosas De La Vida: En La Guerra Y El Amor Todo Se Vale

All Is Fair In Love And War And why not?  It is the single-most important human emotion we all possess.  The one worth fighting for, against all odds; the one we would seemingly travel the world over to protect; the one that makes us feel safe and happy in the […]

Sin Senos No Hay Paraiso

Okay, I know what you’re thinking!  But before you go getting all offended…or excited, about my very sexy blog title this time around, let me just say IT’S NOT WHAT YOU’RE THINKING.  Yes, there was a television series with this same title in very recent history, which in part was […]

Salud, Dinero, Amor Y Perfumes: Mi Sueño Cagao

Health, Money, Love And Perfumes: My Shitty Dream No job.  No money.  No lover.  Just big dreams and even bigger ideas.  At fourteen, I was a man on a mission.  One way or another all three were going to be mine…and sooner, rather than later, no matter what it took. […]

Los Trapos Sucios Se Lavan En Casa

Ones Dirty Laundry Should Be Aired At Home De chiquillo siempre me metía en lo que no me importaba.  If someone was a having a conversation – the more private it was the better – there I was, con las orejas bien paradas, as my parents would say.  Trying my […]

Nada Más Que Amor

Nothing More Than Love Is what one can offer sometimes to the ones we love.  It may not be what’s desired or accepted at any said particular moment, but it is what, at least my heart, can always offer beyond a shadow of a doubt. Y es que es verdad. […]

El Que Tiene Boca Se Equivoca

He Who Has A Mouth, Mistakes Makes   ¿Apoco no? ¿Cuantas veces no hemos metido la pata? Most times, from literally opening our mouths just one too many times – perhaps at the wrong time, in front of the wrong people, or even worse, without even realizing every single word […]

Back To The Basics: My Reason For The Dichos

After A Week Of Little More Than Personal Observation… Back to the basics. Something I’m beginning to understand a lot more profoundly lately.  Not like the concept of Back to the Basics of many an artist who swear off all luxuries in order to return to the good old days […]