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My First Ever Public Book Reading!

I guess it’s one of those moments every author secretly dreams about: reading your book to an appreciative audience.

I have dreamt about it too, but somebody should have told me about stage fright. 835 more words


2. La ciudad estaba llena de retenes

La ciudad estaba llena de retenes. A quien le podia poner un mensaje, que le importara? A ver? Los vecinos todos parecian tener sus papeles a lo que ella podia ver, y seguramente no se iba a gastar el saldo de su telefono mandando textos a TODOS. 418 more words

Chicana Fiction


Coming to terms that choosing this pity human to convey my message might have been a bad idea. The body is weak to the alergy of a common substance, dust. 227 more words


White Skin, Mexican Heart (Preview)

I see my younger daughter’s eyes glaze over as her daddy and I tell one more round of “remember that time in Mexico….” Used to be, she’d chime in with her own recuerdos. 738 more words


Meet Franklin, a 5th grade Global LEADer

Franklin has been looking forward to the Puerto Rico expedition since last year when he talked to the 5th grade graduates about their trip!

Every May, … 274 more words

Puerto Rico

And now for something completely different... The Language Show Live!

Tomorrow I am off to London, not to shop, but to talk. In a departure from my normal audience and topic I will be speaking to adults, about adult bilingualism. 235 more words