or in this case Mexican-American
is one who carries a little stash of salsa in her backpack,
ready to add culture and make every situation flavorful and spicy.
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I’m a mother in-law “in waiting”. And as much as I don’t want it to be an anxious feeling, it is. Mi hijo, found the woman he wants to spend the rest of his life with. Heavy sigh, cómo van a cambiar las cosas. Change is good Rosie. Sabes? They’re a good looking couple. She captured his heart and they are now an engaged couple .…Y ahora que? Well, I’ve got my ticket to board…Keep reading
Big Sister, Little momma A shout out to all the big sisters who have to at times step into their mothers shoes. If you’ve got one of those big sisters do not neglect to thank her for stepping in to help your mother. I’m a little sister, y Gracias a Dios that I had 3 big sisters who had my back, my big sis Marina, embraced her role and kept a good eye on me…Keep reading
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A Cause to Celebrate? In general los Mexicanos, y los Mexican Americans? are always down for? a good fiesta. We can lay out a beautiful scene and cook a delicious spread! Verdad? Con mi familia, we usually celebrated the main events like weddings, quinces, baptismals and Navidad and yes Accion de Gracias, can’t leave out Thanksgiving! After that, other federal or famous days went unnoticed with my familia, my apa?…
Hijole! My son is engaged. He turns 25 and mira lo que pasa. The Engagement time can be intense. I think my family, as in my kids, are looking at me and wondering how I’m doing? Pero mira, I’ve been there and done that, this time it’ll be easy peasy. I mean, it’s not like I’m losing my son verdad? Just keep reminding yourself of that Rosalba and you’ll stay on the Gods straight and…Keep reading
According to the Birth Order character trait mold, my middle child should have been one that avoided conflict, looked for the road that was smooth and avoided conflict. Hijole! My middle child broke that mold! This is my birthday shout out to my hijo!, his birthday is coming up next week, his golden birthday. He was for five years el “baby” enjoying his papis shoulder. Everywhere we went he was seen carried by his daddy.…Keep reading
Once again I’ve been stirred by my niece, Cassi Maria to write about mi apa, her Tata. Claro que si! She didn’t have to twist my arm, it’s always a comfort to me to share these memories. Reader, do you know the cancion que dice “Rosa Maria se fue a la playa”? When Cassandra was a wee little girl I loved singing that to her, por su puesto que I changed it to Cassi Maria,…Keep reading
I have three older sisters, all feisty fiery Latina’s! Can’t say when I’ll see two of them again, so meanwhile, My sis Marina and I try to celebrate their birthday with sweet memories of them. I’ve told you about Marina and Patty, ahora, I’m celebrating Lupe, her birthday was this past week. Perhaps every little sister has that admiration glint in their eye for their hermana mayor, o no? My big sister was like the…Keep reading
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