blogging, writing

Great Poem I Read this Weekend

The second ¡Olé! award goes to….drum roll please…. Mango Musings for “Deep Flight”. Click on the poem name to see the post. I like how the poem builds, using creative imagery to give the words power and substance. My favorite line is, “Heed tales told by your soles,” which makes us think of “souls” as […]

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blogging, Spanish Culture and Language, writing

Your Post Merits An Olé!

The ¡Olé! A standing ovation for an excellent post.¡Olé¡ is the encouragement audiences give Flamenco dancers in Spain.Blogging content that merits such fanfare has outstanding writing, art and photos. They are posts that uplift and educate us; poems and art that nurture the spirit. How to participate: When you receive an ¡Olé! you may post […]

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food, Gardening, Spanish Culture and Language

How the Heck Have You Bean?

August has bean a special time for our garden. Little pinkish white flowers appear on our beanstalks. Then tiny little legumes, no more that a centimeter long punctuate their tendrils. What seems to be only a day later, full grown ones bursting with ripening seeds magically take their place. I pick as many as I […]

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