Today’s post is a very special one for me! My writing often takes me back to a different time and place – one where life was always a little calmer, a little more independent, a lot simpler, and just the right dose of cultura and orgullo. That place, for me, […]
A couple months ago I got the email. It was author Claudia Kolker and she wanted to get together to catch up and talk. We did, and what she had to tell me in that very fast and furious lunch was just as exciting as the book that would eventually […]
There’s a time to play. And there’s a time to stop. That line you cross when you’re no longer laughing with someone, but laughing at them. When it stops being funny, and turns into something kind of offensive. Now, tampoco soy nigún santo, so my philosophy has always been that […]
We had never lived in a neighborhood like this one before. There were rules about almost everything: how high your grass could get before you’d get one of those friendly little reminders in the mail, where you could park your car, obviously not on the lawn as we soon found […]
I was very fond of my Dad and we were very close. For several years on my birthday, he would tell me this story about the day I was born. My Dad was tall and thin. His name fit him well. He was dark olive complected with very black hair. […]
Not much of an intro is needed for this video, creo yo. You asked the questions, and well, I answered them. Thank you all for participating.
It’s hard to believe that 16 years have gone by since the one and only Selena Quintanilla Perez passed away. I still remember finding out the news from my dad. He picked us up from high school – my younger brother and I – and told us the news as […]
Don’t Be Ungrateful Un malagradecido no reconoce lo que tiene1. He takes everyone and everything for granted, like nothing else matters besides himself…or herself. Numero Uno! He doesn’t realize how fast time flies, how nada en esta vida es seguro2, how every second matters, because we never know if we’re […]