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Finding at the bottom of my subconscious »

While Joaquin takes a nap in our living room, I decide to take my Frequency book and read by him. As I go through chapter 3, an incredible revelation comes over me. I start seeing it so clearly. It makes so much sense, and my heart agrees by beating rapidly, and my eyes, ears and […]

Cool it down, Mafe Maria »

The last time I wrote (feels like a year ago), I happily reported that I had finished my kids’ size chart and was starting to create standardized patterns for my “line” of shirts… OH MY GOD!… How I underestimated the effort and scope creep ahead of me… What hit me since then was a wave […]

Embarrassing episodes in the life of a poor barefoot girl from the Andes »

Two embarrassing stories from a time when I was learning about and trying to blend in the American culture.

Happy Birthday To Me »

Reviewing my first year blogging

So Far So Close »

Life constantly teaches me that if I manage to hold one more second, one more day, one more small unit of time, something wonderful will happen. I'm always so close to it, even though I can't see it.

A Gender Meme »

Revealing my beliefs and stereotypes about male and female, and a few snippets of my identity.

Luz and Lucila »

In memory of my grandmothers and the legacy they passed to me: A passion and skill to create things with my hands.

Tercer Viaje a mi Futuro »

Justo antes de ir a Business School… En el que vi la cuna de mi nieto y mi futura familia, sana y salva, esperandome despues de esta aventura y muchas mas.

Ten Years in the U.S. »

The story of how I ended up coming to live in the U.S.

One Year Ago: Moving to SLC (Part 2) »

The Road Trip... What kept me going through hell... The glorious arrival to our new home.

One Year Ago: Moving to SLC (Part 1) »

Packing our home and leaving Dallas

Where’s the Passion? »

What led me to leave a career in Finance, and how I managed to identify a new field to be excited about for the next years

A Mother’s Curse »

A scary story from my childhood. It all started with a mother's curse.

Working with la Tierra »

Last weekend we spent both days planting a few rose bushes in our backyard. The work reminded me of one of my sweetest memories from college: Fundagro 1991

Cuarto Viaje a mi Futuro »

Preocupada por mi decision de cambiar de carrera… En el que valide mi intuicion de partir el jarron.