Category Archives: Personal

This Woman Protesting the End of DACA Is My Spirit Animal

Americans from all walks of life took to the streets Tuesday, Sept. 5, 2017 to protest Donald Trump’s cruelest decision to date: To kill DACA, a program implemented by the Obama administration that granted undocumented children protection from deportation as well … Continue reading

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Reader Calls me Traitor, Asks me to Go Back to Mexico 😢

BONUS: This one is also a Martínez!

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Celebrate Mexican Independence Like the Locals

I hope by now you are aware that Cinco de Mayo is NOT Mexico’s Independence Day. Sixteen of September is, and the bash actually kicks off on the night of the 15, so by the time the 16 actually arrives, … Continue reading

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According to my DNA, I’m Close to Total Joke Telling Immunity

Be afraid, be very afraid… According to Ancestry.com, I am 7 percent African; 32 percent Native American; 35 percent Iberian peninsula*; 10 percent Italy/Greece*; 2 percent Asian; 1 percent Pacific Islander and 2 percent West Asian.* And you know that means … Continue reading

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‘Star Wars’ and Tacos: How Can you Go Wrong?

Hat tip: @saltasolt  

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Here’s What I’ll be Doing this Thanksgiving

For the many readers of this blog who have not asked: I’m going to spend the long weekend helping this nice lady teach her turkey behave like a civilized creature -once and for all. If unsuccessful, we’re just going to roast … Continue reading

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Dear MSNBC’s ‘Morning Joe:’ It’s Colombia, Not Columbia

So… Upon hearing about the exclusive coverage of El Trumpo’s first radio ads, I promptly went to MSNBC’s Morning Joe to see what the whole fuss was all about. Alas, I was not even able to hear what I’m sure was … Continue reading

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