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September 2018

Hello readers, how’s it going? September just flew by, didn’t it? I didn’t even realize it was time for this post… last week. I blame the weather. Even though I’m not breaking out my sweaters yet, I’m still very excited for October! But before this month’s celebrations, here’s the highlights from September! Twitter Let’s talk about what having body autonomy can mean to a woman’s … Continue reading September 2018

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Happy Hispanic Heritage Month!

Hi readers, did your September fly by? September 15th marked the beginning of Hispanic Heritage Month in the United States which celebrates the contributions and culture of Hispanic and Latino Americans. It runs until October 15th. So it seemed a great reason for another installment of sharing some great finds from Shop Latinx! Shop Latinx is an online directory featuring independent businesses with Latinx owners. … Continue reading Happy Hispanic Heritage Month!

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August 2018

Hi followers, you ever speak too soon? I said I was keeping up with these in my last post, and here I am showing up 15 minutes late with Starbucks. Does anybody even post or read on Sundays? Well, here I am again to revisit what’s happened this month. Check me out if you’re on these platforms. Twitter Kababayan! Donate to indigenous Lumad communities displaced … Continue reading August 2018

You’re the Worst

Hello readers, need some new tunes? Some things just sort of happen whether they be the assemblage of couple-that-probably-shouldn’t-assemble-but-are-trying-anyway Jimmy and Gretchen or me watching the show about their unconventional relationship, You’re the Worst. I wouldn’t say this is a programs you have to see and since I just wrote a whole post about unfortunate ethnic jokes, I’d give a heads up to anyone interested. However, I … Continue reading You’re the Worst

RIP Chester

On Thursday, Chester Bennington of Linkin Park, passed away. The reported cause is suicide. Linkin Park meant a lot to me. They were my first favorite band (as opposed to liking the pop groups everyone else liked). I was in MSN groups asking why they didn’t sing LP songs on American Idol (give me a break, I was 11). Looking back, I think that as a person … Continue reading RIP Chester

Thursday? Tuneage + Poetry

I named my last post after a line in Nâzım Hikmet’s “On Living,” and the quotation at the end is from the Palestinian poet Mahmoud Darwish. I originally wanted the title to be after something more in the vein of Darwish but thought Himet was more appropriate. I wasn’t familiar with them before posting, but I’m definitely interested particularly as Darwish has an activist section … Continue reading Thursday? Tuneage + Poetry