Today, December 1, my parents would celebrate their wedding anniversary. This is the story of their first encounter. They say Mercedes’s eyes changed from golden to jade or forest green depending on the light surrounding her. I believe her mood had more to do with it. Like the time she had an adrenaline rush, and
You might know that peanuts are not nuts but real legumes. But did you know that they were consumed in the Americas as far back as 1500 B.C.? The Incas knew them as Inchik, the Mexicans as Cacahuates, and the Caribbeans as Mani. They ate them raw, toasted, grounded (like peanut butter) and mixed with
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To celebrate the Hispanic month, BELatina, the digital magazine, published my interview under empowerment: Latina Author Adria Cruz Tabor is Reclaiming Latino History Through ‘Love’s Rebirth: A Tejana Story’
Ataegina, the goddess of Spring and Rebirth in the Iberian Peninsula, served as inspiration to the adventurous women who sought to be reborn across the ocean. Ataegina stroked her hand across Dathia’s fury back in a kneading motion. Pretending to rub the worry from her goat’s muscles, the Goddess felt her own frustration slowly dissipate.
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Muisca Yellowed and patched up over several countries, the old map was held by six tacs on the wall behind the breakfast dining table. Ten year old Luisito sprinted from his chair and pointed out the Iberian Peninsula. “This is where those explorers came from,” running his finger along in the western direction and coming
Jesús F. de la Teja, “Tejanos in Texas” Q&A, (July 2020) Informative interview of prominent historian:
Wearing his Sunday outfit, Juanillo left the house for the festival at the Plaza de Liberacion. There he would meet Rosita, the girl of his dreams. He knew she would pretend to ignore him. Her apparent modesty would not stop him from wooing her. That was part of the game which would turn into a
HU (pronounced hue) is a mantra used throughout history. Fray Francisco teaches it in my novel “Love’s Rebirth.” Those who seek higher truth and consciousness may sing HU to reach higher awareness. A sight that talks about the history of HU is: https://sureshemre.wordpress.com/…/04/sound-archetype-hu/ There is an interesting podcast interview with Rodney Jones as well:
My son was first introduced to Texas history in second grade. They taught that the first settlements of Texas started in 1821 with the 300 hundred families brought by Stephen F. Austin, through a Mexican Land Grant. I went to the school to talk to the teacher and asked if they planned to teach the