Tag Archives: San Pedro

La Llorona

There is a story that my Mexican grandfather told me since I was young. He explained to me that for some of us women, we are just born with a reproductive system that makes it very difficult to bear children. … Continue reading

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Nowhere to Hide

*This post comes with a trigger warning. There was a story my maternal grandparents told me for as long as I can remember. It was always told to me in secret, away from the ears of any other family members. … Continue reading

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The Sorcerer’s Apprentice

When I was a young girl, I remember telling my grandpa that I felt completely misunderstood in this world. I felt a strong desire to help others but often felt like my offers to help others often comes off misunderstood … Continue reading

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Find Your Voice

  When I was growing up, my grandpa told me a story repeatedly about how his dad and Walt Disney had brainstormed together about The Little Mermaid. His dad had a lot of dreams about me, and he knew that … Continue reading

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Cherry Bomb

I come from a very unique family. On the Mexican branch of my family tree, we come from a long line of curanderos. A curandero is basically a healer, and in our family that comes in the form of either … Continue reading

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This Earth is Our Wonderland

It’s time to turn this country and the health of this Earth around. Our country is currently going through what is known in a spiritual sense as a “dark night of the soul”. It feels like things are hopeless and … Continue reading

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The Magical Cactus

Just over a year ago, I found a large cactus being given away for free online. I begged my husband to go get it for me. When he brought it home, our toddler started digging around in the sand that … Continue reading

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Why Pride Month Matters to Me

This is an extremely personal post, so I apologize in advance for that awkward familiarity that comes with spilling your life story onto the internet for the world to see. It’s very important for me to finally share this story, … Continue reading

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Let Me Introduce Myself….

Running a business as a creative professional presents several unique challenges, some of which I never anticipated. I realized after a particular photo session a few weeks ago, that I need to do a better job of introducing myself and … Continue reading

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Sassenach

Last year was such a difficult year for me in so many ways, and I have decided that the best way to move forward is to make sure that I put more of my authentic self out into the world. … Continue reading

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