Monthly Archives: September 2017

You Guys! It’s National Menudo Month in America

Marketers are one restless bunch. Not content with giving us National  Taco *and* Vodka Day, National Guacamole Day, Cinco de Mayo and all those wonderful faux culinary celebrations, a California brand of canned “Mexican food” informs me we’re in the … Continue reading

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Next Time you Hear about those ‘Bad, Lazy Mexicans’…

… just go over these photos and watch the following video. NOTE: These images are not mine. I was fortunate enough to be elsewhere when the Sept. 19, 2017 earthquake struck. I just thought all of what has happened so far in … Continue reading

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Mexico Is in Mourning — Again — and Mexicans Have Come Together as One — As Always

On September 19, 1985, at around 7:19 a.m. a powerful earthquake struck Mexico City, toppling buildings and killing over 10,000 people in a matter of hours. I was 16, and had (almost miraculously) made it to 7:00 a.m. class for … Continue reading

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Mexican Independence Day is Around the Corner: Show Some Respect and Dress up Accordingly

I don’t know about you, but I do take national holidays very seriously, especially when it comes to drinking and eating like there’s no tomorrow. So, in celebration of my very recent double-citizenship bonanza, I am pulling all my U.S.-based resources … Continue reading

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Mexican Independence: Too Many Fiestas, Too Little Time

I don’t know about you, but I do take national holidays very seriously, especially when it comes to drinking and eating like there’s no tomorrow. So, in celebration of my relatively recent double-citizenship bonanza and the upcoming anniversary of Mexico’s Independence, this blogger … Continue reading

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In Which Trump Talks about the Heroes of 7-Eleven

You can take the boy out of the boardroom, but you can’t take the boardroom out of the boy…

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Mexicans Engineer Giant Babies to Go Over Trump’s Wall

The media might try to convince you that the above is the work of some obscure French artist protesting DACA and all. But according to my (very reliable) sources, this is actually part of an ongoing scientific Mexican experiment to … Continue reading

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