On the Occasion of My Tenth Blogiversary

It feels weird to say it, but ten years ago, I started this blog. At the time, I didn’t know why I wanted to start a blog or what I was going to do with it. I just knew that I was serious about writing. So, I did what any aspiring writer in 2011 wouldContinue reading “On the Occasion of My Tenth Blogiversary”

Why Does Bolivia Hate Me?

I am fortunate to be a writer living in the early 21st century. At no time in history has it been possible for my words to reach so many eyes. The Internet allows this blog to travel around the world in the blink of an eye. That amazes me. Every day, I’m connected to folksContinue reading “Why Does Bolivia Hate Me?”

Second Blogiversary

All my days are running together. So much so that I completely forgot my blogiversary, which was on September 24. I’ve been blogging for two years; two crazy, great, life-changing years. This blog has seen me graduate from college, submit my first work for publication, travel to Guatemala, move from Arizona to Washington and takeContinue reading “Second Blogiversary”

It’s a Major Award!

Do you remember that scene in A Christmas Story when Ralphie’s dad wins the leg lamp? He beams over his major award and defends it passionately. Well, that’s how I feel, because yesterday, I was nominated for the Lovely Blog Award by Chris and the guys from At the Buzzer. I’d like to thank theContinue reading “It’s a Major Award!”