Sunday Afternoons

#17 Sunday Afternoons

“Unreturned love is like trying to make a sandwich with one slice of bread. Don’t stress—fold it in half and love yourself.” ― Jarod Kintz,

She woke up with the sound of her cell phone vibrating notifying that she had unread messages.  It was already 6:00am and she did not even remember falling asleep.  After a long sigh, she finally began reading her messages: It was Valentine’s Day.  She recalled how much that date had meant to her in the  read more

Sunday Afternoons

#13 Sunday Afternoons

Photo: Mirian Silva Photography

“You can’t make decisions based on fear and the possibility of what might happen.” ― Michelle Obama

I’ve made a lot of decisions in my life: some good and some bad.  However, I didn’t declare, “Hey, here is a good decision or here is a bad decision.”  I just made them and hoped for the best.  That’s how my life has been as far as I can remember, just choose and go….In some instances, read more


Impeccable With Your Words

It was about 6:30am. I got up from my chair to take a break and walked over to the pantry to grab a cup of tea. Just like any other day, the myriad of voices and conversations, both in the exterior world and the internal minds, controlled the surrounding area.  Suddenly, in the midst of all that chaotic noise, I heard a soft, yet strong voice, call me, “Excuse me, ma’am?” It was a short Afro-Latino guy, around his 50s, who I see from time to time cleaning out the coffee/tea area, standing in front of me with a shy, but yet, an excited look on his face. read more