Spanish Culture and Language, writing

Outstanding Blogger Award

A surprise, an epiphany in my inbox Wednesday morning, Cherryl of Cherryl’s Blog nominated me for an Outstanding Blogger Award! Many thanks for this recognition. I appreciate it very much. Questions from Cherryl Share one good and one bad habit you’ve developed during the ongoing lockdowns?My answers – Good: FaceTime with my parents/ Bad: Eating […]

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Spanish Culture and Language, writing

January Poetry Challenge

Happy New Year! ¡Feliz año nuevo! For our first Poetry Challenge of 2021, we will write an acrostic in English or Spanish using the words “New Year.” An acrostic is a poem formed using each letter of a word in sequence as the first letter of a line. ¡Feliz año nuevo! Para el primer Reto […]

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Humor, photography

Oh Snow, the Splash Park’s Closed!

Eagle and a friend went to Elver Park mid-week. As we met, someone’s sharp eyes caught sight of this sign. We thought with a grin to share it with you. Splash Parked Closed!?! So instead of a Splash, we went sledding instead. Several inches of snow arrived this week to our delight! Are you a […]

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Art, Mexico, Spanish Culture and Language

December 23: Night of the Radishes?

We talked about novel Christmas celebrations in South America last week. Now let’s look a bit farther north. On her website, Irene of My Slice of Mexico provides information about a Oaxacan tradition you will want to hear about, Night of the Radishes! There were no radishes in Mexico until the Spanish brought them over […]

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