bilingual, En español, Nature, photography, writing

0 Days Left of Ice Fishing

Lake Mendota as seen from my bicycle. Spring LakeIce fishing houses gonefirst dark patcheson grainy icegive way to movementwebbed mallard feetthrough open waters –Rebecca Cuningham, March 25, 2023 0 días mas para pescar por el hielo El lago Mendota como lo vi por bicicleta. Lago en primaveraQuitaron las casitas de pescar por el hieloprimeros lugares […]

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bilingual, En español, Spanish Culture and Language

February 2023 Poem of Friendship

Welcome to the second poetry challenge of the new year! We’ll continue the tradition of February verse to celebrate friendship. The Day of Love and Friendship is celebrated in México, Colombia, República Dominicana and Panamá. Your February challenge is to write a tanka poem about a dear person or companion animal. Where do you go together? […]

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bilingual, En español, writing

The View from Up North

I returned last night from a funeral in Minnesota. A week ago my dad’s sister’s husband passed away at 93. At least 200 people attended Uncle Jim’s funeral. He and my aunt were married 62 years and they socialized playing tennis, dancing and while attending their church. My favorite memory of my uncle is from […]

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