• Women (Yaritza Betancourt) sitting on the Secret swing of Elysian Park overlooking the California freeway

    Finishing another year around the sun with gratitude.​

    As I approach the end of another year around the sun, I want to focus on the beginning of something new. As cliché as it sounds birthdays, New Years and anniversaries have a way of making you reminisce on the past. On what you have and haven’t accomplished. And that’s not always a good thing depending on how you look at things. For example, I have a birthday coming up on September 30th. And as I reflected about turning a year older #34, my thoughts automatically went to the lack of accomplishments in my life. It sounds silly, but it really bummed me out. Because in my mind I’m not where…