Christmas in Mexico, in Photos

Despite this being my first Christmas not in Texas, it was definitely one of the best. It really meant a lot that my family came to spend it with me in Mexico! Here are some pics of our time together: Carlos and I took my sisters to a get-together with some friends and we had…

A prayer for 2014

“AWE-INSPIRING GOD, when I am lost in wonder and lost for words, receive the homage of my silent worship but do not let me be content to bear your mysterious beauty and be still. Go with me in the places where I live and work. Lift the veil of reticence behind which I hide.¬†Give me…

The Lees meet the Garcias

Carlos and I have been talking for months and months about how funny it would be whenever our families got to meet each other for the first time. Although his dad speaks good English, my dad and sisters speak limited Spanish (and vice versa for Carlos’ sister, Gloria) and our mothers speak nothing of the…

Unconditional love and relationships

I have never liked anything about Katy Perry (and it doesn’t help she’s Carlos’ top celeb crush…). I was pleasantly surprised, then, when I was listening to her new song, “Unconditionally.” Hearing lines like “I will love you unconditionally, “There is no fear now, “Walk through this storm I would, I’d do it all because…

Life Lately, in Photos

Last week marked my 3-month anniversary in Saltillo, which is almost impossible to believe. I am making friends (yay!), loving my job, and not regretting for a second that I moved here. The only thing that had been bumming me out lately was the fact that I might not be able to go home for…