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  1. Jun 2021
    1. So sometimes when I do stupid stuff, I still have that mindset of a kid. It's weird. I don't know how to explain it. Just like I did a lot of stuff, because I felt like I got robbed of that time. So it's like, "You know what? If I go to a party and I get drunk and this and that and I get locked up—Oh well, I'm still young."

      Time in US - childhood - memories

    2. I was like, "Damn, why do I like Taco Bell?" But yeah, I remember I came in a Taco Bell and I had thorns from the cactus stuck in my feet and I remember they got infected.

      Time in the US - childhood - memories - crossing the border

    1. Luisa: Of course. I grew up fairly wealthy in Mexico. I had a big, big house. I had two German Shepherds that ran around everywhere. I had a playroom, my own room. I had a great childhood. I went to private school. It was amazing, so to go from that ... My dad and I were inseparable. I have extremely fond memories as a child, and I remember I didn't want to go to my own room. I would sleep on top of my father. That was my place. They had to buy a king-sized bed because I would not leave my father's side. I would lay and sleep on my dad's chest always. Always, always, always, always, always, so it was extremely difficult to leave my dad behind the most. My dad was my world back then. But my dad, my friends, school—school was great, I loved school [Chuckles]—I had to leave it all behind.

      Time in the US, Migration from Mexico, Feelings, Sadness

    2. Of course. I grew up fairly wealthy in Mexico. I had a big, big house. I had two German Shepherds that ran around everywhere. I had a playroom, my own room. I had a great childhood. I went to private school. It was amazing, so to go from that ... My dad and I were inseparable. I have extremely fond memories as a child, and I remember I didn't want to go to my own room. I would sleep on top of my father. That was my place. They had to buy a king-sized bed because I would not leave my father's side.

      Life in Mexico - childhood - memories

    3. My dad's family is on the wealthier side and a little bit on the powerful side, and my mom has no money nor connections, and she's poor. When they were divorcing, by the end of their marriage—I think it was the most awful marriage that I've seen—he was threatening her with taking us away and completely … you know she would never see us ever, so like a thief in the night, she grabbed my two sisters and I and she moved us to the States.

      Before the US, in Mexico - Childhood, memories - migration to the US - Domestic violence

  2. Nov 2020
    1. because we still remember the quality of service that the restaurant gave us.

      This is pretty much what Service Design, (Digital) Product Design and User Experience Design professionals are (or at least should be) concerned about.

    1. creating sensory rich memories

      I like this phrase and I want to implement it into my thinking. This is one of the greatest gifts that we can give ourselves or the greatest way that we can hamper ourselves: within the sensory rich memories that we create. Isaiah 26:3

  3. Feb 2019
    1. three days

      I read that the average number of days in a cold snap has declined from 6 to 2 over the past 100 years (National Climate Assessment).

  4. Dec 2017
    1. “Ask them to tell an Iktomi story, mother.” Soothing my impatience, my mother said aloud, “My little daughter is anxious to hear your legends.”

      I believe that one of the most fascinating things to me is the telling of stories before writing was ever a thing. Stories were told verbally only, this making the idea of the stories that much more exciting. The older empires and civilizations were kept alive by the stories that their elders would tell. They held the knowledge of their people in their minds and would tell extravagant stories to their children and grandchildren to keep the ideas alive.