Two years ago I did honestly think this blogging thing was behind me. There were a lot of things happening in my life and none of them seemed to be perfectly aligned. Never mind the fact that a global pandemic had just stared wreaking havoc on all of our lives. At varying degrees wherever we were stationed in life at that given moment.
Elvia Quintanilla is a powerhouse. At her young age, this Latina entrepreneur has founded Texas Technical Trade School where she is creating tuition-free educational opportunities for students interested in pursuing careers in trade fields that are in-demand.
This week we had the chance to sit down for a virtual conversation with the Houston Health Department about their ongoing efforts to keep the Houston community safe and informed when it comes to the ongoing COVID-19 global pandemic. As of now, they are providing vaccination resources for children ages 5-17 years old as well.
It is almost second nature for us, and until recently we had forgotten that the actual term for what we were doing was code switching. We talk about this, and about getting vaccinated for COVID-19 on this episode.
What does this expression actually mean? Apparently it has shifted over the years, and in this episode we get into our own interpretations of this common phrase. We also talk about “selling out” and who gets to decide how that label is used.
Or nightmares in some cases. I recount a vivid dream I had recently that has stayed with me for the last few days, which leads us into a conversation about interpreting our dreams and nightmares. We also touch on our first impressions of the new social media audio app Clubhouse. But first we go into what happened at the Capitol on January 6.
Communication has definitely been key in our relationship. Since we first got together and decided to share our lives, let’s just say getting to a better place where we didn’t have to get into yelling matches over silly things has been a work in progress. Let’s be honest. It is still a work in progress… but we have definitely made strides.
Dr. Cindy Cedillo-Ruiz is affectionately known as simply Dr. Cindy. As the first in her family to pursue a career in medicine, on this episode of the podcast If Not You Then Who? with Anjelica, she shares what the journey of pursuing this career was like for her as a Latina.