Oscar Night

This Sunday is Oscar Night – or, as it’s officially known, the 86th Annual Academy Awards – and I can’t wait. Never mind that I’ve only seen one of the Best Picture nominees, I’m still excited to watch the ceremony in its entirety. My first […]

Thanks, Dad

With Fathers’ Day coming up this weekend, I wanted to pay tribute to my father, Mario Luna, who died when I was in my early twenties. Although he was just as creative as my mother (his talents included painting, soapstone carving, and costume design), the […]