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Acne, Beauty, Fear & Now

When I was about 12 years old I experienced acne for the first time. In my family when you get acne you will be cured by eating skunk stew. Yes, that’s right: skunk stew!  When I was 12 years old my … Continue reading

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My Two Instant Thoughts

When small things crush me, this is what I immediately think: I’m simply not meant for happiness & Why do X & Y never have any failures like mine?; they don’t work hard at all and things go well for … Continue reading

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Yes, I am Loved

I’ve been sad for many reasons. One of them (and it’s not really the main one) is that I feel that I’m not really loved in my new home. Now, I know this is a lie. I know people love … Continue reading

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Our Love In Canada

Our love in Canada is:   Multicultural We’re in!  We look different, and actually, we are different! A mestiza and a white man, a Mexican and a Canadian. I have no interest in finding out where exactly my great-grandfather from … Continue reading

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This Stuff is Real

On Sunday I was part of a bake sale. I did some baking that I brought for the sale, I helped setting up, wrapping the treats into plates, cleaning up. As an immigrant I thought bake sales were a myth, … Continue reading

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Random abue’s knowledge

My abue is the best. She raised me and loved me very much. I will always be thankful for that. I’m fortunate enough that she is still alive, however, I’m not physically close to her anymore. She taught me how … Continue reading

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My reasons today

I miss Mexico because of its sun, its people and food. Cloudless days, hot and melting sidewalks; friendly people saying buenos días and smiling at you. Endless options of deliciousness at home, in the streets, in every corner.    I … Continue reading

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