I write fiction about strong women, difficult circumstances and characters on both sides of the law.
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Two words today, in our continuation of Spanish words, both with the letter V: Viva can mean “Long live…” or be a cheer like “Hurrah!” You can use the words together: ¡Viva la Vida! A good phrase to remember… Read More ›
The Spanish word uvas means grapes. When I think of grapes many memories come to mind. My mother’s family were migrant workers; her father a foreman. They followed the crops from Pomona, California to Fresno and all the little towns… Read More ›
This is the last week of the A to Z challenge, which presented me with (you know the answer)- challenges. I’ve never blogged every day; at the most twice a week and lately twice a month. This endeavor tested my… Read More ›
R is for Rana, a frog. Anytime a kid in the neighborhood (under age 5) fell or got a cut his/her mother would rub or tap the area and sing this: Spanish: “Sana, sana, colita de rana, y si no… Read More ›
P is for Pepino, a cucumber. You know how certain seasons have smells associated with them? Some of these are Mexican food aromas like Christmas is chocolately champurrado and steaming green chile tamales. Summer’s fragrances in the kitchen are the sweetness of watermelon… Read More ›