Argentine-born, Angeleno-raised gone Rocky-Mountain-writer.

Author Vilma Reynoso as a child in Argentina sticking her tongue out with her dog, Romi.
Photo Credit: author, Vilma Reynoso, with Romi in Argentina.

Hello! I’m Vilma, Argentine-born, Angeleno-raised gone Rocky-Mountain-writer who loves nature, coffee, and good books.

I adore German shepherds, and I remember sticking out my tongue only a few times in my life (including with Romi above)! …

The generational curse needs to be broken. Be direct. Be clear. Be done with it.

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My mother had a hard time with the word “no.” She couldn’t say it. And, she taught me to do the same: “Be a yes girl and always smile.”

No matter how or what she felt, “no” was dirty, ugly, unbecoming, and definitely not what a submissive wife or good…

Shame stops you from writing and kills creativity. Nail it shut.

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The deck needs another coat of oil. The door and wall trim need painting. The flooring guys are not respecting my boundaries, and it sounds like the kitchen is being destroyed with a sledgehammer.

I still can’t walk normally (I pulled a muscle chasing a cat, of all things). The…

OPEN LETTERS

Women aren’t stupid. How about answering the question asked instead of assuming?

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Dear Adam-Know-It-All,

I know your name is not Adam, but you are like an “Adam” — a person who I don’t know from a hole in the wall who had the audacity to give me advice when I didn’t ask for it.

When I asked the social media world —…

It’s time for someone who survived a high-risk pregnancy to educate those who don’t get it.

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“Please step back.” The anesthesiologist stretched his arm pushing back my ex-husband from taking another picture of my open womb. At 38 weeks, I went into premature labor, was rushed to the hospital, and underwent an emergency cesarean.

Awake and frozen from my shoulders down, I watched the eyes of…

Vilma G. Reynoso

Musings on life lessons, self, the human experience, and anything that rattles my mind. https://vilmareynoso.com/e-newsletter

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