My Residency

I live in my body. This is a practice I work on. An answer to the question, "Where do you live?" An answer given to me by a professor I once had who is now a colleague, a mentor, and an inspiration. It is a practice of understanding that the only thing you can truly … Continue reading My Residency

Solo Traveling Fears

The romanticized reality of traveling is so dependent on who you are with and what money you carry. You don't need to be with anyone or with any money to have that mystical experience that can be oh so real; though it is true it depends on how you utilize those assets that change the … Continue reading Solo Traveling Fears

Féria de Córdoba Mayo 2017

~Chronicles of Madrid~ Second time at the Féria and I still couldn't get it together to buy myself one of the beautiful dresses that the women wear. I simply adore them and crave to put one made just for me. These dresses are custom-made and should do no one any good besides you and … Continue reading Féria de Córdoba Mayo 2017

Una Amiga Sincera: Asena Darling

Al llegar a Hamburgo, Alemania, me vi agraciado por la presencia de un alma hermosa. Asena corrió hacia mí mientras esperaba frente a la estación de autobuses, y fue la sensación más emocionante. Cada parte de estar allí se sentía bien - yo estaba listo para la aventura a través de la ciudad de mi … Continue reading Una Amiga Sincera: Asena Darling

Siete Tetas: Sunset in Madrid

~Chronicles of Madrid~ Eventually after some time of living in a new place a goal is to be as knowledgeable of the place as if a local. Personally, traveling is more enticing when mingling with locals, exploring the true language and food of the place, and being open to a life that isn't yours. It … Continue reading Siete Tetas: Sunset in Madrid

Would Love Do This?

~Chronicles of Madrid~ The only question we need to be asking. The only path that will lead us to the destiny that can be so great. Always choose love over anything else. Love yourself, love your spouse, your family, the lady in the grocery store and the man behind the wheel. Love over anything and … Continue reading Would Love Do This?

Dear Aunty- When you love someone, you put up with who they love.

~Chronicles of Madrid~   Dear Aunty, We have not met yet I don't know what to expect You've been presented to me in code -no visual or literal imagery- that I must decipher on my own   Dear Aunty, Its a great pleasure to meet you How long I've known this day was coming Yet, … Continue reading Dear Aunty- When you love someone, you put up with who they love.

Sewing Machine in my Carry-on

~Chronicles of Madrid~   Overloaded and carrying arguably ridiculous things Planned hairstyles and outfits, machines and life tools like yoga mats and gel nail kits I was headstrong on moving Not to run away, but to try something else   Lustfully enthralled by the possibilities coming true Wrecked by reality -- rooms without windows...or air … Continue reading Sewing Machine in my Carry-on

My workshop

~Chronicles of Madrid~ I created a workshop in my parent’s garage. I took loads of fancy old clothes from my grandmother’s house. Setting up one large plastic table designated for fabric cutting, measurements, and creating. Another smaller, rectangular table to the right of it stationed to hold my sewing machine. I dedicated my early mornings … Continue reading My workshop