poetry

Ten Latinx Poets on #NationalPoetryDay

Yesterday was the first day of Spring and the first day I caught a breath. A weeklong cough and a road trip of 1100 miles will do that to you. Today is National Poetry Day. BookRiot published a list of "25 Gateway Poets to Start Reading for World Poetry Day." This had me thinking about… Continue reading Ten Latinx Poets on #NationalPoetryDay

Family

A Twist to Traditional Tamales

Last weeks tamale making party (la tamalada) included nieces, nephews, grandkids, and great grandkids. We made the traditional (Mexican) red chile with pork, green tomatillo sauce with pork, and Anaheim chiles and cheese. We added a couple of twists to the tradition this year. This is the first time I made my own masa (dough)… Continue reading A Twist to Traditional Tamales