Family, Latino culture, Mothers, Strong Women

Ghosts past and present

  My mother's seeing ghosts again. She hasn't seen one in over 75 years. So why are they visiting now? And not one but two of them? These are the questions I'm asking myself as she tells me about the spirits floating in her room, at the foot of her bed, for the past three… Continue reading Ghosts past and present

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An Emerging Battlecry, A Powerful Memory

Senator McConnell employed a seldom-used rule on Senator Elizabeth Warren last week, but in the end, his words unleashed a new battle cry for thousands if not millions of women. His attempt to quiet her angered people to the point where his quote trended on Twitter and became a business enterprise of tee-shirts, cups, and demonstration signs.… Continue reading An Emerging Battlecry, A Powerful Memory

Family, Latino culture, Stories, Strong Women

An Expert Interview About Mom’s Amazing Oranges

Most Sundays I visit my mother. When you spend time with your parents or elders you never know what story they're going to share. Mom came into the kitchen from the backyard holding what I thought was a grapefruit. "From my tree," her smile and voice triumphant. She opened her hands and a boulder of… Continue reading An Expert Interview About Mom’s Amazing Oranges

Family, Inspiration, Latino culture, Strong Women, Wisdom, Writing

Top 5 Posts of 2015 – An Authentic Cultural Experience

  Are you excited for what's ahead in 2016? I am. The year 2015 had its up's and downs. I think of the 'downs' as learning opportunities and the 'up's' as blessings. WordPress and Grammarly sent me year-end reports which reminded me of my writing during the past year. Their graphic reports were very cool with stats… Continue reading Top 5 Posts of 2015 – An Authentic Cultural Experience