Another year around the sun

This year is far from what I expected it to be- at least so far. Like many of you I had plans for April but they fell through due to the current pandemic. I had planned to be in South America taking a breather, getting lost, and exploring new places But I am home because…

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It’s not me, it’s you

I had to die a little to appreciate lifeAnd I’m not talking bout when you stop breathing Im talking bout when you stop feeling For a bitRest mentally and emotionally and stop dealing for a bit with everyone and focus on me Looking from the outside in sometimes I get that it’s hard to seeYou…

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Becoming Miss Arlington- San Miguel Sister City

“Being in a pageant is not just about beauty. It’s more about service to the community and being a role model and making a difference. It’s being proud of your city. It’s all what you put into it…” -Chantel Giamanco I never imagined participating in a pageant, let alone winning. Among my many dreams and…

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Cafe 503: A coffee that gives back

Thirty-nine-year-old Salvadoran-American William Salamanca, cofounder of Café 503 talks about the goals and inner workings of his business. Giving insight on how his idea to give back to his community and produce quality coffee merged to form Café 503. Salamanca and his friend Jorge Raul River began working on this project ten years ago but…

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