Spanish-speaking countries have a lasting fascination for me; culture, language, history, music. In 2018, I researched, collecting notes over a week's time to follow my curiosity about food, science, agriculture, literature, soccer/fútbol and traditional music across the globe where Spanish is spoken and published the results. Here is where my curiosity led me in my … Continue reading 7 Posts to Satisfy Curiosity
Four personal favorites from 2018; posts about coming of age across the pond, traveling in Guatemala, passing the bilingual torch to the next generation and celebrating Mexican culture. Hope you enjoy reading them as much as I liked writing them. Being Braver Travel leads to self-knowledge. Self-knowledge allows us to envision and live our … Continue reading 4 Fake Flamenco Favorites
Thank you Fake Flamenco readers for a great 2018! Starting from zero in March of this year, I've created a website, published e-says weekly (60 total!), visited blogs and met wonderful people like you. I reveled in writing, commenting, and conversing with readers. Each month of nine blogging was an education for me in how … Continue reading Top 5 Posts of 2018
Happy Solstice Everyone! This week I wish our friends in South America and throughout the southern hemisphere a happy summer solstice! May you enjoy your days when the sun is high in the sky. Happy Winter Solstice to our friends who live above the equator as we do here in Madison, Wisconsin. May you enjoy … Continue reading Happy Summer Solstice!
I checked Ron Stallworth's BlacKKKlansman out of the public library today. The movie was great; the book is even better. The writing, the story, and Stallworth's audacity are all captivating. The events are so complex, involving numerous grassroots organizations on both sides of the issue, it had to be simplified for the movie. In his … Continue reading Who Are You Reading?
What if U.S. weights were based on the kilogram for the last 143 years? What if your bathroom scale was calibrated to the correct number of pounds compared to a kilogram standard? Click on the scale to continue.