In defense of 2016…

In defense of 2016…

As the final minutes of 2016 are upon us, I’ve decided to be rude to my New Year’s party and squeeze out one post on my phone. I’ve been hearing a lot of complaining about how horrible 2016 has been. Unfortunately, the complaints are mostly about celebrity deaths. But on a more personal level, I’ve […]

Home Is Where I Am

Home Is Where I Am

Hello, my name is Jose, but I’m using a nom de plume that’s more international sounding…JL Bribiesca. Kind of like JM Barrie or JK Rowling or AA Milne. And, no, I’m not British. I’m just a Mexican guy who is culturally American. Having lived 2/3 of my life in the United States, it would make […]

First

First

It’s not easy to start something, to be the first, to be brand new at anything. Though, sometimes you have to reinvent yourself and end cycles to achieve that feeling of “first-ness” — to feel renewal — before a new cycle begins and you invent something truly fresh. I still remember the final sunsets I […]