The San Antonio Missions: A History of Texas in Pictures

The video we watched as part of our tour of the San Antonio Missions, last week, was titled Gente de Razon.  It basically told the story of Spanish conquista and how this period in Texas history has forever changed the culture and identity of South Texas.  For me, lo más hermoso was […]

Hit or Miss – New Fashions in Men’s Style?

Y’all know I don’t know anything about fashion, right?  My idea of looking cool, or having any type of swag, is literally wearing something that looks good (to me) and feels comfortable.  That has always been the case with my lack of fashion sense.  Digo, I once died my hair […]

From San Luis Potosi for the World: Estilo Tribal

By now it’s definitely no secret I’m a huge fan of botas picudas and everything else that has anything to do with what has been coined as el estilo tribal.  If you’re not familiar, it’s the unique Mexican fashion (style) most easily identifiable by the usage of pointy boots or […]

Changing Times & The All Mighty Tortilla

So apparently making tortillas a mano isn’t what it used to be.  At the very least it’s a dying art form in Hispanic kitchens across the country… or so it seems as fewer and fewer people are actually taking the time to make fresh tortillas, of any kind, from scratch […]

The Importance Of Reader Mail

There’s something to be said about reader mail.  I’ve often thought this, but never had the nerve to write about it… until today.  You see, to hear myself utter the words “reader mail” in it of itself sounds pretentious to me.  Como aquel que se cree demasiado, o el otro […]