A Small Apartment, the Beach, and Out of My Comfort Zone

    Today marks one week since I left Spain. After a whole lot of procrastination (and nostalgia) I finally found the words to describe what this past semester means to me…                           Where the adventure began. To give a little back story, […]

The Pursuit of Silence

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Sunset outside my window. I think the locust trees look a little bit like palm trees.   Do you ever have a moment when you realize just how small you are in the world and how little you know? Moments when you’re flooded with acute awareness of how privileged you are to be sitting at […]

Blast from the Past- 90’s concert

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Everyone loves the 90’s Last week, I went to a concert at Sandia Casino that took me back in time. It was a concert that brought out the neon decade that was the 90’s. The tour is “I Love The 90’s” where artists like Vanilla Ice, Salt-N-Peppa, Coolio, and Kid ‘N Play come together and […]

Heat sucks

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Days with the high being over 100 are upon us and it kinda sucks. It is miserable to be outside. But there is an upside to the heat. It fuels the monsoons. I learned to deal with this growing up in Tucson, which has similar weather patterns. Monsoon season is started off by a shift […]

On the Job Hunt

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Earlier this week I had a couple of interviews. One was a teller position and the other was for a local news station. I was really excited for the interview with the news station because it will back my degree with real world experience and has the opportunity for growth. Experience is vital to a […]

A State of Emergency

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Recently the Governor declared a state of emergency in response to the Dog Head Fire in the East mountains. This fire has displaced many families and and 24 of those families will have no home to return to. Hopefully they had insurance but even that takes time to process. Essentially these people will be homeless […]

New Mexico Sends its Love

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Last week, our nation faced a horrible attack in Orlando Florida. 49 innocent people died by a man filled with hate. With all this sadness, comes hope and unity, as the nation came together to honor the deaths of those lost and decide to love instead of hate. UNM did just that. On June 16th, […]