Moving to Spain!

When I was in my early 20s the opportunity came up for me to apply for Spanish citizenship. See, both my paternal grandparents were born there, but left as young children with their families, fleeing from Franco's persecution. Eventually, they arrived in Mexico where they were welcomed as refugees. It was my late grandfather's birth … Continue reading Moving to Spain!

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Baja Beach Cleanup

This past weekend, with only 9 volunteers, we removed 864 pounds of trash from a deserted beach! The idea to do this cleanup arose months ago when my dad mentioned there was a beach south of Ensenada where he remembered seeing a lot of trash. He ventured down there years ago when he used to … Continue reading Baja Beach Cleanup

Coming Back Up from the Deep – on depression and getting better

Around this time last year, I was going through a very hard time. It was month 7 of traveling (plastic free) in South East Asia with Fernando, I had just finished a 10 day silent Vipassana meditation course, and was spending the next 2 weeks doing a work exchange at a place called Rainforest Camp … Continue reading Coming Back Up from the Deep – on depression and getting better