If you’re a planner like myself, I’m curious: Has your life gone exactly the way you’d expected it to ten years ago? If it has, can you please direct me to the next winning lottery ticket? As for the rest of us planners, I’d guess that our lives are nonetheless different from what we had … Continue reading Life, Timing, and What the Heck is the Rush?
America’s “impossible” mission to the moon successfully took place fifty years ago this week. The mission was a complete and utter triumph, living indelibly in the minds of all who witnessed it, namely because they United States had utterly outdone the Soviets’ infamous Sputnik launch. Despite other alarming Cold War events, like the construction of … Continue reading Hidden Figures: A Mission to the Moon and the Fight for Parity
I will not begin to pretend that I speak the language of sports. I am fluent in both English and Spanish, can dabble with French and Quechua (an indigenous language spoken in many parts of South America), but do not even think about asking me as to why in baseball, if the batter hits the … Continue reading USA Women’s World Cup: The Time is Now
The status quo is immensely overrated and grassroots movements are incredibly underrated. Allow me to elaborate. If everyone accepted the status quo to be true, change would be rare, just like men remembering to put the toilet seat down after they pee. They may revert, “Well, I don’t see you putting the seat back up … Continue reading Shoeicide: The Power of Grassroots and the Stupidity of the Status Quo
I could not help but grapple with the question of “Now what?” after I went through another heart-wrenching breakup. The asphyxiating, self-probing question: “Will I be alone with dogs (cats are gross), The Notebook on replay, and Thai takeout forever?” haunted me. Okay, that’s a little melodramatic. Fast forward a few days: I sat at … Continue reading What on Earth is Venus’ Fascination with Mars?