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Yucatecan Shrimp Tacos

One of my favorite things on TV when it comes to food is Rick Bayless’ fabulous PBS show “Mexico – One Plate at a Time.” Not only does Bayless have a bottomless energy and enthusiasm for traditional, authentic Mexican food, he also provides fascinating historical and educational commentary about Mexico’s culture and traditions, while creating mouthwatering dishes that cause me to enviously stare at the screen. 635 more words


an epic story

After my first day of work, my Airbnb hosts invited me to join them for dinner in Roma Norte. Three of their friends joined us halfway through the night and I just about lost it when they told me they were from Lille!! 801 more words


Who was Federico Partida? Another Marriage Mystery, San Benito, Texas

Ancestry now has a record of my paternal grandparents’ marriage in Yuma, Pinal County, 1958.  I was surprised by this because I always assumed they met and married in Texas and because my grandmother was 16 years old (!) when she married my… 208 more words


Ni de Aquí, Ni de Allá

I have always had an assumed cultural heritage projected on me that I do not fit. Among Americans, I am the Mexican. Among Mexicans, I am the American. 954 more words


Zine Review: Anecdata 5

Anecdata 5
Olivia M June

Anecdata 5 is another ‘zine in the life’ of Olivia, containing pieces like a short dream she had, ‘Femme-NOS’, ‘Racism and Romance Novels’, updates on pieces from previous zines in the series, and more. 229 more words


Mitochondrial Haplogroup C Native American

My paternal grandfather’s Full Mitochondrial Sequence results came in yesterday, his haplogroup is C1c5, which Roberta Estes included in her list of provisional Native American haplogroups Extrapolated from Anzick match results… 158 more words


Review for Aristotle and Dante Discover the Secrets of the Universe by Benjamin Alire Sáenz

Note: I read this book as part of the #DiversityDecBingo reading challenge. You can find out more about it here.

My Summary: Aristotle and Dante are as different as night and day. 1,030 more words