Books, Travel, Writing

Writing My Way to the Island of Cozumel

  I'm feeling optimistic for a better month on this first day of August. Maybe by day 31 it will be a different story, but for today I'll take optimism. July was a rough month for a lot of people and for the nation. Some people unplugged, some dug in, some lamented and others did all… Continue reading Writing My Way to the Island of Cozumel

Inspiration, Nature

A Beautiful Garden of Monarch Butterflies

Welcome, June. I'm enjoying the longer days, slightly warmer weather, and the discoveries in my new garden. The two milkweed plants in the backyard attracted Monarch butterflies which I enjoyed watching last month as they danced above the blossoms and ducked into the leaves. After pulling a few weeds, I stopped to admire the Milkweed's… Continue reading A Beautiful Garden of Monarch Butterflies

Latina, Latino culture, Mexican traditions, NaNoWriMo, NaNoWriMo Music, Strong Women, Writing

Butt in Chair, Hands on Keys for 30 Days of #NaNoWriMo

  Like thousands of other writers across the globe, I did a BICHOK (Butt In Chair, Hands On Keys) for 30 days. Instead of being a complete pantser (writing by the seat of my pantalones), as I have in the past, I did a half and half of pantser and plotter. Like having one leg into… Continue reading Butt in Chair, Hands on Keys for 30 Days of #NaNoWriMo