Lessons from my brother

Lessons from my brother

The word is pride. It’s taken quite some time to arrive at this singular expression of emoción, but after careful (very careful if you know me well) thought and consideration, that is really the most appropriate palabra to describe what this picture evokes in me. My nephew took it this weekend on a […]

Target Family Feud

Family means no matter how mad you get you still stand up for each other. It means that if someone crosses a family member they cross you too automatically. Yes, even when they’re only indirectly taking jabs at you or your family member. On some nights it also means driving […]

It's Never Goodbye It's Hasta Luego

It’s Never Goodbye: It’s ¡Hasta Pronto!

There never seems to be enough time in the day.  Or night for that matter.  Every night after my body plummets onto the bed (and I do mean plummet literally in every sense of the word) I find myself thinking about the things that weren’t done today, that still have […]

Funny Random Moments You Probably Might Find Entertaining

Funny Random Moments You Probably Might Find Entertaining

I’ve been busy lately.  My sister and my niece are in town and that’s very exciting.  We’re having a party soon, and well tambiên me ha pegado la hueva a little bit.  But I do want to share some funny moments we’ve had recently that I may or may not blog about […]

Hometown Getaways: Brenham, Texas

Certainly Something To Be Said About Southern Hospitality!

No es por nada, but como que los del South sí sabemos ser buenos hosts.  A couple of weeks ago, before embarking on this Texas Road Trip that we’re currently on, I’d taken another road trip.  That one had been much longer and had taken me across states like Virginia, […]

On The Road Again: Mini Road Trip This Time Around

We’re hitting the road again!  This time for a mini road trip – very mini if you consider our last road trip from Texas to New York City and back.  Or the dozens of trips by car we used to make every summer as kids in my family, again from […]

Now You Can Find Me At Walmart Too – ‘Plaza Familia’

So next time you go buy toilet paper, detergent, groceries, or whatever else it is you shop for at Walmart, make sure and pick up a copy of this here new magazine. Why?  Because you’ll find me as one of the contributing writers within its pages and, more importantly, because Plaza […]

Dream Big & Dream Often

My parents like to tell the story of when we went to church in the Valley.  It was an Anglo-Mexican mixed community and services for all of us were at the same time.  According to mamá and papá, and my two older sisters for that matter, as soon as we’d […]