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Spirit Airlines: Where Less is Less

Spirit Airlines: Where Less is Less
A few weeks ago I was invited by my former boss to visit Houston, Texas to discuss the possibility of going back to work for her. I told her that  I’d be happy to fly down there as long as the company paid for my ticket. I was instructed to forward the reservation and the travel agency would take care... Read more »

I Was A Battered Employee #whyIleft

I Was A Battered Employee #whyIleft
A few days ago, I had to make a very hard decision. I basically had to decide what was more important: my sanity, or buying shit. It was hard because I love buying shit. I love shopping at Nordstrom Rack for yet another pair of shoes that I don’t need. I love going to Whole... Read more »

Nelson Mandela: His Name Was “Troublemaker”

As the world mourns Nelson Mandela and the details of his life roll in through every media outlet, I am struck mostly by a little known fact: his given name was Rolihlahla, which in Xhosa means “Troublemaker”. Nomen est omen. Your name is your destiny. When Mandela was freed from prison and I heard the... Read more »
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About Mothers and Trees

I woke up this morning to a beautiful gift from Mother Nature: my crab-apple tree stood outside my kitchen window in full bloom. It made me smile, not only for its beauty, but because today is Mother’s Day in Mexico and my husband had warned me that, after living in the USA for 20 years,... Read more »

Jason Collins is Gay. Jason Who?

The first day of First Grade in elementary school is one that I remember vividly. Not because I was the new kid in school that spoke no English and I was wearing a hideous light blue kiddie leisure suit that my mom forced me to put on, but because I met an amazing individual who for... Read more »

Boston Will Endure

A couple of years ago, my sister invited me to go to Boston. I had always wanted to go there because of my unhealthy obsession with the Kennedys and also, because one of my favorite movies is Martin Scorsese’s “The Departed”, a magnificent story about good vs. evil. Marty had to win the Oscar! I... Read more »
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