A Writer's Journey

April 17, 2017

A Reflection on Being 30

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My birthday was on April 1st. Yes, I’m an April Fool’s baby. It sometimes sucks (though it’s been years since I’ve gotten a gag gift) but it’s kinda awesome as well. We April Fool babies tend to flock to each other and share some kind of bond when we meet up with each other.

I can’t believe a whole year has gone by already. So, how was thirty?

Not too bad. It probably could’ve been better, but all in all, I liked it.

Let’s get the bad out of the way. Of course, my grandmother died. I still miss her every day but I know she’s in a better place. I also lost my great aunt, Jennie, another strong woman in my life.



April 1, 2013

April Fool’s Day!

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Guess what?

It’s my birthday!

No, really. I was born on April 1st. It’s not a bad birthday to have. Except when I was in school. My birthday tends to fall either during Holy Week or Easter Week. Since I went to Catholic school, I often had off on my birthday. People are probably wondering why that’s such a problem—unless they had a summer birthday. Then they understand what I’m talking about—I can count how many times I got to celebrate my birthday ON my birthday on one hand.


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