The purpose of a manager

My internship at Amazon started and ended with the best single piece of advice ever. Take care of your people. ~My manager, on my first and last day I’ve written about the importance of people so often on here, that it has its own category on Why Mondays. But my commitment to the ideal that…

Met In Transit: Leon

Date: 7/11| Location: SeaTac International Airport Traveling back from an amazing experience is itself an amazing experience as the mixed bag of emotions of not wanting to leave blends with the desire to return home and sleep in one’s own bed. For me, this was on a return flight from Seattle to Dallas on Alaska…

I didn’t run around the block with an empty suitcase this year

In Latin American culture, there are a few interesting New Year’s traditions: Wearing yellow underwear will bring the wearer money Wearing red underwear will bring the wearer love Wearing no underwear will do nothing. Who the hell even does that? Eating 12 grapes during the last 12 second of the year–making a wish per grape…