En una temporada de nuevos comienzos

“In God’s time, when He gives you a dream, you better believe that it will come to pass.” – Pastor Charles Olmeda. [English translation] Happy New Year! ~ Happy 2018. This is a time of new beginnings, or “una temporada de nuevos comienzos.” The things we left behind in 2017 remain in 2017 – or we can…

Word on the street

Phew! It’s been a minute. This summer I’ve taken a few months to decompress, rest, and connect with lawyers in the community and Lehigh Valley (my hometown!). Never too far from the City and its neighbors though, with: 1. Interviews/meetings in the Philly area, +2. *A remarkably incredible and LOVELY Indian wedding in Wissahickon earlier this…

It’s been a while…

It’s been a while, and I’ll be honest. This week has been a bigger adjustment than the first two combined. I have not felt like blogging, and every time that I had a topic come to mind I lost motivation later in the day or gave up any desire to write. I think that with most…

“3 Shifts Method” to study and work from home

[This could also be applied to authoring, writing articles/doing full-time research, or preparing a submission to an academic journal]. 1. Early morning -> early afternoon Most focused; complete assignments in class or at a “worksite” No distractions, (not even phone calls unless emergency or on 5-minute break to talk to family, e.g.). Go in “airplane mode” or just turn…