Going for an event that happened before my cameras went on, that was my biggest problem. La Casa Azul Bookstore owned and founded by Aurora Anaya Cerda offers a variety of stories, however, it was its participation as donation host for the Harlem-explosion victims that originally caught my attention. 314 more words
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Brown Girl In Brownsville
Stepping out of the airplane after spending hours en route to Harlingen, Texas was nothing short of glorious relief. The warmth of the Texas sun reintroduced me to the beauty of green grass, blue skies and trees not encased in snow. 327 more words
In certain cultures, names are pretty important.
In ancient Hebrew culture, names carried a lot of weight – they defined your life and identity. Many Bible names have been absorbed into English without their original significance counting for much – we just tend to pick names that sound nice. 612 more words
“What KIND of book is that?” asks my son, and I ponder. Is Once Upon a Quinceanara: Coming of Age in the USA a memoir? Sort of. 869 more words