20 10 / 2014

I’m a sunset paparazzo #HumboldtPark

I’m a sunset paparazzo #HumboldtPark

15 10 / 2014

Namaste #HumboldtPark (at Humboldt Park)

Namaste #HumboldtPark (at Humboldt Park)

13 10 / 2014

Rain and fall #HumboldtPark

Rain and fall #HumboldtPark

13 10 / 2014

Fetch tap is what I call it #minpin

10 10 / 2014

Skies over #HumboldtPark

Skies over #HumboldtPark

08 10 / 2014

By the light of the moon… #LoganSquare #Chicago

By the light of the moon… #LoganSquare #Chicago

08 10 / 2014

Love when I find t-shirts made just for me!

Love when I find t-shirts made just for me!

03 10 / 2014

What’s in a name?

Growing up with the name Wylbia ( Pronounced- Will be ah) Juliá, I had dreams of having a more common Puerto Rican name.  Anything would’ve worked.

There were one or two reactions I got whenever someone learned my name. In my teens they would question if I was related to the late actor, Raul Juliá, and for most of my life they would butcher my name in some horrific way.   The Raul Juliá thing I…

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02 10 / 2014

72 hours on OKCupid & I’m already exhausted #NotOKCupid

dating

You know that saying that we all use to convince ourselves that doing something we’re hesitant about is okay: But everyone is doing it. Maybe we should heed our mother’s pat response of “If everyone was jumping off a cliff, would you do that too?”

I say this because for after years of hesitation, I talked myself into trying online dating because in this day and age, “everyone is doing it!”

This…

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28 9 / 2014

The emotional Walk to End Alzheimer’s #ENDALZ

juliagrandparents
juliagrandparents

My parents and paternal grandparents

Life

I don’t remember much about my paternal grandmother, Abuela Julin. I’ve been told she, along with my maternal grandmother, was almost my namesake, but having been only 7 or younger the last time I saw her, I don’t have any memories of her. Her maiden name was Julia León, which yes, made her married name Julia Juliá. I’m told I resemble her. I wish I’d had…

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