Goodbye, My Pandora Box

Reading Time: 3 minutes February 2018 is tattooed in my mind, for this was the month I met a woman whose wisdom and humility I will always cherish until my dying day. At the time, I was an editor at a local, bilingual newspaper, and one of my tasks was to interview people who have done memorable deeds for … Read moreGoodbye, My Pandora Box

A Letter To Toastmasters

Reading Time: 7 minutes Fellow Toastmasters: The time has come for me to become a man. That’s not to say that I have secretly been an alien all these years, but I have been slightly irresponsible, depressed and unfocused, swimming in a pool of self-deprecation and allowing my inner, negative voice to take charge and direct my life towards … Read moreA Letter To Toastmasters

Gabriel Lucatero and The Santa Barbara Project

Reading Time: 3 minutes More often than I would like to admit, people dislike me when they meet me for the first time. I suck at making a good first impression. Can’t say I blame them, I have this stoic presence about me, which has been increasing with the passage of time, making me fall out of love with … Read moreGabriel Lucatero and The Santa Barbara Project