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Melissa Cruz
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Attends El Centro College
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New Acquaintances
Have you ever met someone new and trusted him or her
implicitly? I do not typically trust or disclose much personal or pertinent
information about myself to strangers or casual acquaintances but when I do, it
is because I feel like I haven nothing to lose b...
Have you ever met someone new and trusted him or her implicitly? I do not typically trust or disclose much personal or pertinent information about myself to strangers or casual acquaintances but when I do, it is because I fee...
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Unanswered Queries
This morning I had a few errands to run before  I could go biking but I finally made it out of the house and headed to Lindsley Park. I had a weird dream about something or other but the most interesting thing so far are the confetti egg remnants around my ...
This morning I had a few errands to run before I could go biking but I finally made it out of the house and headed to Lindsley Park. I had a weird dream about something or other but the most interesting thing so far are the ...
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The Violin Story
This story takes place during my fourth grade year at H. S. Thompson Learning Cent. I'm excited that I get to tell you this story because I think I've only shared this story with one person.... and I don't think it counts because that person was my therapis...
This story takes place during my fourth grade year at H. S. Thompson Learning Cent. I'm excited that I get to tell you this story because I think I've only shared this story with one person.... and I don't think it counts bec...
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My Deepest Darkest Secret
My new passport arrived in the mail this week. I'm really excited because the next step is to get my visas transferred to the new book. I ordered the larger passport because I intend to travel abroad as much as possible. I haven't had enough time to practic...
My new passport arrived in the mail this week. I'm really excited because the next step is to get my visas transferred to the new book. I ordered the larger passport because I intend to travel abroad as much as possible. I ha...
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The Grief of Separation
Do you know what happened to me? Do you want to know what happened to me? Let me tell you... it wasn't pretty. I woke up around 11pm or so... (when I say "woke up" I mean, I laid in bed for hours trying to fall asleep). I was thinking and pondering about wh...
Do you know what happened to me? Do you want to know what happened to me? Let me tell you... it wasn't pretty. I woke up around 11pm or so... (when I say "woke up" I mean, I laid in bed for hours trying to fall asleep). I was...
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Travel Plans
Last night Chandaneswar prabhu came home really excited about his latest plan: a pilgrimage of South India. I was excited to see how energized he was planning this whole thing out. Apparently he and Lokojit prabhu were on the phone last night discussing it ...
Last night Chandaneswar prabhu came home really excited about his latest plan: a pilgrimage of South India. I was excited to see how energized he was planning this whole thing out. Apparently he and Lokojit prabhu were on the...
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Well-Oiled Machine
Today Chitravasini and I had errands and shopping to do early in the morning so I didn't get to worship My Lordships this morning. Fortunately, I knew that today was going to be busy so I prepared the lunch menu and got most of the preliminary stuff out of ...
Today Chitravasini and I had errands and shopping to do early in the morning so I didn't get to worship My Lordships this morning. Fortunately, I knew that today was going to be busy so I prepared the lunch menu and got most ...
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Anonymous Notes: The Last Time I Saw You
The last time I saw you, I felt anxious. I felt
that you wanted to talk to me and it appeared you waited around in the hall in
hopes of seeing me. I don't blame you; I've attempted the same before myself.
There was no reason for you to stick around; the mor...
The last time I saw you, I felt anxious. I felt that you wanted to talk to me and it appeared you waited around in the hall in hopes of seeing me. I don't blame you; I've attempted the same before myself. There was no reason ...
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Political Socialization Assignment
Warning: this post will be longer and more boring than usual. Brace yourselves, yo. Seriously though, it's not boring, its a discussion for my Poli Sci course on political socialization. I wanted to stay boring and academic but one topic in particular touch...
Warning: this post will be longer and more boring than usual. Brace yourselves, yo. Seriously though, it's not boring, its a discussion for my Poli Sci course on political socialization. I wanted to stay boring and academic b...
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Winter Adventure
Lonely Plains There is nothing but lonesome empty plains as far as the
eyes can see as we enter the Texas landscape. Gone are the regal red rock
mountains and rugged terrain of Arizona and New Mexico. Why, the very sight of
the gentle slopes and fields sign...
Lonely Plains There is nothing but lonesome empty plains as far as the eyes can see as we enter the Texas landscape. Gone are the regal red rock mountains and rugged terrain of Arizona and New Mexico. Why, the very sight of ...
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Glen Rose Day Trip
So, to add to our travel adventures, we're going on road trips on the weekend. Every weekend until it's time to leave for India. This weekend we went to Glen Rose, Texas. It was a quick, last-minute day trip to Dinosaur Valley Sate Park and Fossil Rim, but ...
So, to add to our travel adventures, we're going on road trips on the weekend. Every weekend until it's time to leave for India. This weekend we went to Glen Rose, Texas. It was a quick, last-minute day trip to Dinosaur Valle...
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Sectarianism in Vaishnava Practice
It's only one o'clock in the afternoon right now. It took me about twenty minutes to do my make up but I feel like it really should have taken me much longer. Am I getting better at applying makeup or did I just skip something important out of forgetfulness...
It's only one o'clock in the afternoon right now. It took me about twenty minutes to do my make up but I feel like it really should have taken me much longer. Am I getting better at applying makeup or did I just skip somethin...
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Mother and Student
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include but not limited to: tact, humor, intellect, charm
Employment
  • ISKCON
    volunteer, present
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Currently
Dallas
Previously
Mayapur - Belpukur - Columbus
Story
Tagline
blogger, teacher, mother, crafter, student, friend, musician, lover of the arts
Introduction
I enjoy traveling, crochet, practicing mrdanga, violin, and harmonium, singing Hare Krishna and most of all, loving my dearest and nearest.
Bragging rights
I gave birth naturally with no drugs, drips or induction and I'm super proud of myself for it!!
Education
  • El Centro College
    Music, 2012 - present
  • Eastfield College
    Music, 2012 - 2013
  • Booker T. Washington High School for the Performing and Visual Arts
    Music, 1999 - 2003
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Female
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Other names
Madri Devi Dasi