Category Archives: Personal

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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Emma González Is a National Treasure –and the Haters are Here

Unless you live under a rock (or maybe you’re busy celebrating National Greek Independence Day) you probably have read by now that millions of people took to the streets on Saturday March 24, 2018 to say ¡basta! to the NRA … Continue reading

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Donald Trump Goes to the U.S.-Mexico Border. Hilarity Ensues

President Trump had the “brilliant” idea to visit San Diego to inspect several design prototypes for his proposed wall along the U.S.-Mexico border. As I’m writing this, Mr. Trump was still at the border meeting with border patrol officers and … Continue reading

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The Oscars Are Still White, but the Oscar Statuette Is Mexican

It is no secret that Hispanics continue to be underrepresented in the entertainment business (that is, when they don’t call us to play the maid or the mean narcos.) But some of us couldn’t care less, because there is something … Continue reading

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The Millennial Lotería is Now on Sale –and it’s a Thing of Beauty

It took longer than I most of us wanted, but the awesome Millennial Lotería is finally on sale. It’s not cheap and apparently there won’t be tons of sets available, so you’d better hurry if you want to put your hands … Continue reading

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Dear Americans: Please Take Note, and Hold Down the Fort While I Go on Vacation, Will Ya?

Dear Readers: I know Twitter, Facebook, Instagram et al have been stealing time and energy from this blogger and I have not been able to keep my promise of posting something here everyday as I used to in the dial-up … Continue reading

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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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