Holiday Cultural Storytime

  The Holiday Blog Tour 2013 kicks off today! Chin! As usual, I’m running last minute putting it together, revising, and posting. My usual modus operandi, as I tend to juggle while multi-tasking. This is not to say that I don’t thoroughly enjoy participating in this tour every holiday season since its inception three years [...]

Is the Latino community achieving its civic duty?

My latest contribution to Being Latino. Take a read and get involved! “Metiche or metichi, the Spanish adjective that negatively describes a person as meddlesome or nosey, is not usually a flattering compliment. In my Mexican culture, I was regularly reprimanded as a young girl for being a metiche, as my constant curiosity and people-watching [...]

Being Latino | The Values and Challenges of a Bicultural Relationship and Family

The plan… NOT to get constrained or distracted by an infatuation with another. Simple, clear, and safe.  The perfect plan to allow for a professional and successful career as a feminist, Latina writer living abroad, enjoying travel, and living a fulfilling cultural life. I envisioned myself surrounded by children, yet uncommitted. Whose children? Not my own, [...]

Sententia Vera Travels to San Diego

The American Translators Association recently held its 53rd Annual Conference in San Diego, California. Sententia Vera has been a member of the ATA for quite some time, however this was the first time I attended. It was a motivational and educational experience, one that will earn vast cultural benefits for SV and our clients. I [...]