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XOCOLATL ... why?

Why did I picked this name?

XOCOLATL pronounced: english /chocolatel/ and in norwegian: /sjokolatel/

There are few theories of how this word came to be and what it originally meant. 297 more words

Articles

Taxkaltsisaj

As we say in Spanish, I recently ‘completed’ my 22 year of life and began my 23rd. As we say in Nahuatl, I started ‘carrying’ the 23rd ‘leaf’ of my life. 1,571 more words

YAGM Year In México

"¿¿Ya me estás corriendo??"

22 days. How and when did 10 months become 22 days? I have avoided (to the best of my ability) counting down the days to my departure because countdowns instill nothing but restlessness and anxiety within me. 726 more words

YAGM Year In México

Tagalog synonyms

The Tagalog language has a vast number of synonyms.

Synonyms can be created in a number of ways. One interesting way synonyms are made is by introduction of vocabulary from other languages. 510 more words

Filipino

Xik patanaltik mo tanemililis

Happy Sunday to all of you!

I have to be honest and say I have started and erased so many posts that try to reflect on our time at the border. 719 more words

YAGM Year In México

Matters of the Heart

As we approach and pass the five month mark of my time in Central Mexico, I continue to be humbled by the joy I have experienced here. 1,331 more words

YAGM Year In México

In for a real TREE-t today!

Santa María del Tule is a town and a municipality in the Mexican state of Oaxaca. It is part of the Centro District in the Valles Centrales region. 386 more words

Oaxaca