Flores #Calipaz

June 27, 2013 / 0 comments

Spring BloomingEast Oakland Orange and Yellow SF Mission District Fallen Flowers East Oakland

library of detroit

June 20, 2013 / 0 comments

Working in the Detroit Public Library, I’m surrounded by paper, dust, and soul. I feel reinvigorated to absorb. In the library, there are books and there is light. The light spans the full spectrum of brightness and shadows. As you walk under the windowed ceilings and through the stairways wrapped with stained-glass, you are flooded…

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30 días de palabras: día 1

October 15, 2012 / 0 comments

30 days of words we

*A Great Fighter*

September 21, 2012 / 0 comments

Lately, I’ve been posting words that inspire to help define the future and motivations behind the vision of Paper Amor. Paper Amor is about art, culture, justice, language, identity, and California. It’s about home, art, gratitude, and literature. It’s about familia, gente, amor, español, Inglés, cartas de amor, and esperanza. It’s about having roots and…

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Show Me Your Papers

August 24, 2012 / 0 comments

La Raza Comica: Noche de Mujeres Anoche, I attended an inspirational event at the cartoon museum in San Francisco. From the SF Cartoon Art Museum The Cartoon Art Museum and The Latino Comics Expo are proud to announce Noche de Latinas, an evening with Latina comic book artists discussing their craft, their inspirations, and how…

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Keep Sharing Yourself


(11) thoughts from este verano …words that changed me in Summer 2012 1. Be vulnerable Others seek your courage – Rumi Your open-ness, human-ness allows others to be real too 2. Just be yourself Stop rejecting parts of you 3. Use your voice Your story is the most powerful means to your change 4. Listening…

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..the frog who lays on its belly in the sun


I asked mis amigos what my spirit animal would be.

A Glance Back

July 4, 2012 / 0 comments

Today, it’s our 1 year anniversary since Paper Amor started. We’re thinking out loud to create a vision for Paper Amor and share words that move us. A glance back (some of our favorites!): “Her power is her own. She will not give it away.” – Sandra Cisneros “The end of all education should surely…

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