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, [...]

Bittersweet Journeying

I spent three days in my US hometown of El Paso, Texas over the Valentine weekend, and it is always a bittersweet homecoming. I suppose my experience with El Paso has been bittersweet in that it offered my family much opportunity for a life of hope and success at the expense of a beloved home [...]

Book Review of America Libre, A Novel of Family, Country, and Revolution by Raul Ramos y Sanchez

I met Raul Ramos y Sanchez on a Latina writers’ group website, NuncaSola. I’m not sure how our contact occurred but all the same a pleasure to have made his acquaintance. I have since followed his public debut as a writer and marveled at his tenacity to publication. After five months as a self-published edition, [...]

Little Bits

Cachito   Cachito, Cachito, Cachito mío Pedazo de cielo que Dios me dio Te miro y te miro y al fin bendigo Bendigo la suerte de ser tu amor Me preguntan por que eres mi cachito Y yo siento muy bonito al responder Por que eres de mi vida un pedacito Que yo quiero como [...]