I can honestly say I was not in the least bit expecting to win the Tecla Award I was nominated for this year at the annual Hispanicize event in Miami. I wasn’t even expecting a nomination, actually. When the news first broke on my newsfeed in the form of congratulatory posts from my friends and colleagues, I was just excited to even be on the same list as some of the bloggers I have long admired such as Crafty Chica out in Phoenix. The category was Best Blogger Content Creator, and I thought, “Nombre, I am not even that relevant anymore!” Pero when the moment came and the presenters of the category called out the name of the awardee I was the most shocked person in the room. After picking up my jaw from the floor and walking across the stage to the podium, I managed to mumble out a few words.
So we made it! All the way to Miami Beach from Texas via car! Yup, you read that right… we drove! Everyone was so shocked when we told them that. I was like “ey, we grew up driving to Mexico ese… this is nothing cabrones!” Okei, so I was nicer. […]
What is it that they say about that place? The sun. The sand. The beautiful blue beaches. Los Metiches could definitely use a break from the brown and sticky water in our neck of the woods. This is also the first time we’re traveling to Miami together. The last time […]