Short Story: Social Distancing

Social Distancing By Jazmin Garcia Elena steps out from her home into the backyard and closes the sliding glass door behind her. Sporting her gardening best, she’s ready to tackle the rose bush she’s been avoiding. In the distance, Elena can hear worship music blaring from a home nearby to hers. She smiles at the [...]

Anxiety & How To Cope

Anxiety & How To Cope

It's debilitating, isn't it? I try to remember where it started but I feel like it started too young. I remember sitting in my 3rd-grade class playing Barbie dolls with my friend Nadia. She was teaching me about the birds and the bees which made for an interesting conversation later with my parents and teacher. [...]

Lauren

Lauren

When I was 8 years old my parents, my little brother and I moved into a big house in Winter Garden, Florida. I had no friends, would be going to a new school and was really nervous. My mom told me that our next-door neighbor had a daughter named Lauren the same age and she [...]

I’m alive

I’m alive

"Her life is perfect" Hello readers! Jazmin here writing to you live from my bed in my studio apartment. If you don't know me, I am a 22-year-old girl living in Los Angeles. I am currently sitting criss-cross applesauce, with a glass of Malbec in between my two feet. Nala is sitting in her little [...]

Risking it all

Risking it all

Hey who ever is reading this. I'm Jazmin and it's nice to meet you. Welcome to my brain. This is extremely odd knowing that this time I'm not writing in a journal somewhere super secret. I'm writing in a blog, MY blog where I decided to share everything with you. I want you to know [...]