Election Day

Today is the primary election day in the United States.  And I can’t help but have Mexico on my mind.  Their presidential elections are just weeks away… on July 1st. It is an important event, because in Mexico a president only serves ONE term that last 6 years.  That way the incumbent president is not…

A Man I never knew…

Carlos Fuentes died today.  I didn’t know who he was. All the Spanish language news stations and Latin America related websites that I follow had postings about him.  So, I decided to check out who he was. He was a writer.  And all over Latin America today, people are probably mentioning “Hey, did you hear…

Meet my Mom

Today a lot people are talking about moms.  I thought I’d take a minute to tell you about my mom. She’s pretty cool lady, I have to say.  A native San Franciscan, born in the 40s, graduated high school in the 1960s, helped run a family business in the Haight Ashbury, moved to Mexico by…