Ms. Carrasquillo lives and works in the Washington, D.C. area. She earned a master's degree in communication and adult education from Regis University in Denver, Colo. and a bachelor’s degree in English from Frostburg State University in Frostburg, Md. In addition to her column for The Washington Times Communities, Ms. Carrasquillo contributes and edits stories for various online outlets including Elephant Journal, Paula's Pontifications, and Places to Yoga. She also works as a Web editor and analyst for a Fortune 500 company headquartered in Bethesda, Md. In May 2012, Ms. Carrasquillo published her first novelette, Escaping the Boy: My Life with a Sociopath. Visit her online portfolio to learn more about her education, career experiences, and her next book.
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Interviews and show reviews from the Los Angeles punk scene past and present. Los Angeles has always been rich in punk rock talent since punk rock was born.
Dave Buck discusses the formation of Dying Scene.
Mudhoney is the gold standard for the Seattle music scene and they show no signs of slowing down.
FIDLAR's Zac Carper speaks about the band’s past, present and future, as well as living in his car and kicking sobriety.
Jack Grisham speaks about the early days of punk music and T.S.O.L, new T.S.O.L. and Joy Killer records, being a hypnotherapist, and more.
Buzz on Bees is a column promoting the love and life of God’s greatest pollinators on earth: The Honeybee
Brazen, leading-edge, “call it like it is” columns and reporting from Ohio native, radio host and writer, Sara Marie Brenner.
A libertarian look at breaking news and political trends by author Tom Mullen.
Uncensored exploration of issues concerning current events, civil liberties, American political advocacy, and the political and social issues facing military veterans.
An objective, analysis-based perspective of D.C. sports as seen through the eyes of lifelong D.C. sports enthusiast, John Heibel.
Published 12:29 p.m. November 16, 2013
Narcissistic personality disorder is a pathology that needs to be taken seriously.
Published 7:20 p.m. June 24, 2013
Will the religious roots of yoga prohibit it from becoming part of the health and wellness of our children's public education?
Published 11:35 a.m. April 16, 2013
A young, up and coming author discusses her writing process and why talking about eating disorders is important.
Published 9:39 a.m. March 27, 2013
Rape is rape unless you are a University of North Carolina Chapel Hill administrator.
Published 3:10 p.m. February 17, 2013
A memoire of abuse, humiliation, and hope.
Published 4:29 p.m. January 7, 2013
Can a Lance Armstrong confession add anything to what we already know? Should we believe anything he says? Should we care?
Published 4:21 p.m. December 29, 2012
Afraid to publish her story, an anonymous reader shares with TWTC
Published 4:26 p.m. December 29, 2012
An anonymous reader shares her personal story of abuse and recovery.
Published 8:37 a.m. December 6, 2012
Domestic violence victims are speaking out, handing out a dose of reality
Published 3:00 p.m. November 20, 2012
Setting boundaries to avoid stress, conflict, and weight gain during the holidays.
Published 1:57 p.m. October 8, 2012
Maryland prefers prosecuting “stranger” rape over intimate partner rape. What about the other victims?
Published 12:27 a.m. September 21, 2012
Social media, mutual learning, and healing power.
Published 2:54 p.m. September 13, 2012
Be your own life coach and finally earn your degree.
Published 7:27 p.m. August 17, 2012
Stand up to end domestic violence this Halloween: Dress up as Red Riding Hood.