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Musica De Vara – The Music Of My Mexico!

Actually it’s called a huapango arribeño.  In my neck of the serros in Mexico – El Sauz to be precise – my parents just called it música de vara.  It came back to me this weekend for whatever reason all of the sudden.  I remember my brothers and I used […]

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¡No Pues Guau! Again With My Little Piece Of Mexico On YouTube

¿Quién lo iba pensar?  All of the sudden with the advent of social media and the internet my little piece of México – Cerritos, San Luis Potosi to be exact – is all over the net and I’m feeling more and more ganoso to reconnect with my roots… at least […]

My Rancho Is On YouTube!

Alright, no!  I’m not just trying to be mean.  My mouth literally dropped this morning when I saw this video pop up on my stream – El Sauz Cerritos SLP on YouTube. What?! When did the rancho get on YouTube?! I mean, I knew they were on Facebook, and that, […]

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 […]

¡Mexico Lindo y Querido!

It doesn’t take much to send me flying down memory lane about the good old times we used to have in Mexico.  Life there has always seemed so much simpler than life here, at least for us who have always gone down there to visit only, never to live permanently. […]

¡Bienvenidos a Mi Cerritos, San Luis Potosi, México!

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, […]

Burradas And Progress In Mexico – True Confession

Sometimes it feels like we grew up at the end of an era.  Where burros and ox were at the brink of retirement, arroyos and pozos were all but dried up, rocky roads and mountains just literally days away from being reshaped, redeveloped, redefined, and all the while we were […]