Commencement address to the 8th graders of America...
Congratulations on surviving middle school. I am sure it was horrible. As you continue your journey through the public school system, I would like to share with you one piece of advice: spend all of the money you are earning. Spend it recklessly and without shame. Cynics will tell you that you should work hard and save for college. Well, maybe a cynic wouldn’t say that, but I wanted to channel...
Your 20’s are your ‘selfish’ years. It’s a decade to immerse yourself in every...– Kyoko Escamilla
From the brunch table: A love song for a burrito ...
Tell me how I’m supposed to breath with no air. This burrito’s so big it’s not fair. I’m about to eat the whole thing ‘cause I don’t care. No air. No air.
I just looked up “lots of cats” (don’t ask) and your blog is...– co-worker
We Learn Through History
One of life’s simplest pleasures is sifting through the words we once found important enough to write down: friendly notes, love letters, blog posts (hey, future me!), and the jackpot… old journals. If read correctly, ignoring the weekly personality changes and epiphanies, a lot of life lessons can be found amidst the babble. I uncovered my ratty old journal yesterday. Life Lessons...
When I'm waiting for my mimosa at brunch