Aristotle, noun, Greek philosopher. Famous quote: “The whole is greater than the sum of its parts.”
When I was young, I thought I was going to be a veterinarian. I went to farm camp in an Amish town in Ohio and collected eggs and milked goats for one blissful week each summer. Aristotle said that the gender of goats depends on which way the wind is blowing. At age nine, with young human hands on old goat udders, I knew this wasn’t true.
I am from Jalisco, Mexico. I lived in a very small town with not a lot of people, but with a lot of space. It was free and unnoticed, this little town where I had my friends and my house.
I went to a small school, but it’s considered big over there. It was flat, with a really big courtyard and soccer field.
A tranquil summer night at the Buckingham Fountain with my family
The circular fountain was surrounded with golden railing
Water swiftly arose and reflected off of the enormous skyscrapers
Mixtures of pastel colors intertwined in the sky
Take me out to the ball game take me
To the crowd. one of my most favorite thing
About Chicago is their baseball games.
Seeing the white sox play in their league
It always makes me excited to see who are they against.
We call for the collective action of the 826CHI community to demand children who were separated are immediately reunited with their families.