I like it when people are critical. It means they’re thinking and brave enough to raise their voice. For the 2008 presidential election, I was a McCain supporter, until he chose Palin as his running mate, resulting in my reluctant vote for Obama. I wasn’t a fan initially, but I grew to support, respect, and
Run, don’t walk to Portland. Last year, we had a girls getaway to Los Angeles. We decided to make it an annual thing and this year we picked Portland which was so impressive, I want to move there! Portland is very service-oriented, more so than any other urban place I’ve traveled to. There are Ubers/Lyfts, Airbnbs, and
Post-election, I had the privilege of interviewing blogger Jenni from Mama Plus One who voted for Trump. That interview garnered a lot of traffic and engagement on my site. Here’s the link if you’d like to revisit. Now, almost half-a-year into Trump’s presidency, I invited Jenni back. I truly appreciate her thoughtful, intelligent responses and hope
When we were in Tahoe, I read a sign that said, “4th of July is just a date. We celebrate independence.” I feel so grateful and blessed. Not only am I an American, I had the privilege of being born in this country—a child of poor, but courageous, brave, and hard-working immigrants from the Philippines.
Have you heard of Allbirds? Mary Meeker, Partner at Kleiner Perkins, mentioned them in her highly-coveted Internet Trends report–a fascinating 300+ slide deck that I read every year. After I saw it mentioned in the VC report, I started reading more about Allbirds, a footwear brand that launched March 1, 2016. I wondered what all the fuss