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It’s easy to complain. All you’ve got to do is focus on what’s wrong with your life, with others, and with the world, then open your mouth. Trust me, I know. I’ve done my share of complaining.Read More »
(Disclaimer: The following story was born in the writer’s imagination and has been performed by a trained professional. Do not try this stunt at home. If you experience dizziness, become lethargic, or have a sudden desire to say “live long and prosper” while attempting to travel through time, consult a doctor immediately.)Read More »
You know what? I’m done being Hispanic. I’ve had it. Here’s my membership card, my frequent-user points … I’m finished.
That’s not quite how the end of the road for my Hispanicness came around, but it did recently reach its conclusion. Here’s how.Read More »
On another beautiful morning in southern California in the mid-1990s, I pulled the shower curtain back to turn on the water and—lo and behold—the tub basin was covered with toys of varying sizes and shapes. This wasn’t the first time our sons’ toys were left strewn across my path.Read More »
In the late 1980s and early 1990s, tennis superstar Andre Agassi appeared in a commercial for Canon in which he boldly claimed that image is everything. I scoffed at the notion then, but have since come to realize that he was actually right, image really is everything.Read More »