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Sacrilege

May 17, 2011

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Surfing Madonna of Encinitas sac·ri·lege (noun) 1: a technical and not necessarily intrinsically outrageous violation (as improper reception of a sacrament) of what is sacred because consecrated to God. 2: gross irreverence toward a hallowed person, place, or thing  A few weeks ago, a 10 by 10 foot mosaic of La Virgen de Guadalupe riding a surfboard […]

Life at 30

March 1, 2011

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When I was a kid, I thought that I’d be married by 27 and have a kid by 30.  I thought my thirties would look like the picture above.  Apparently, I didn’t know much about life.  And, of course, why would I?  My world was built by my parents’ ideas, expectations, and fears.  My job […]

White-Washed Mexican

October 9, 2010

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Urban Dictionary definition of White-Washed: A person of color with all white friends. They do not consider themselves as a hyphenated-American and think of themselves too good to live “in the hood”. Though a person of color, they are generally afraid of other people of color, do not date other people of color, and tend […]

Every Day Difficulties

September 15, 2010

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My world is full of distractions.  I have worked very hard to minimize them and re-focus my attention on only positive and productive things, but…it’s very hard!  It really should not be and I understand my own hypocrisy in writing an on-line blog about being disconnected from the mainstream.  I get it, I promise.  This […]