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Sad and Happy


Although the reason for gathering was sad, the lunch hosted by my cousins at El Cholo was, in fact, a celebration of my aunt’s life. I can’t help but think she was smiling, humming under her breath and enjoying her signature  drink: a cold bottle of Coors while many of us enjoyed margaritas. 211 more words


El Rancho Grande in Providence, RI

For the longest time Mark has been telling me about El Rancho Grande, a hidden gem of a Mexican restaurant located on the edge of Providence. 339 more words


Reality, Before It Was Virtual

It all happened so quickly, and we haven’t even really begun.

Our interconnectedness through Social Media has mirrored a growing disconnect with our immediate environment. Faces bathed in a familiar blue glow are no longer the exception. 492 more words

Main Dish

Around the World #2: Green Chile Chicken Tamales

Goodness me! Did I really make Tamales? From scratch? Yes ..And that too on a weeknight after work? I must be crazy!  Well  a little bit crazy perhaps… but I did have a reason for doing what I did – trying to make tamales on a weeknight! 1,226 more words

Main Course

Lake Atitlan

Now that I have introductions out of the way, I thought I’d dive straight in to talk about one of my favourite places on the trip. 1,030 more words

Central America


Our Spanish class was in for a treat tonight!  I had made arrangements to fix some Mexican hot chocolate called Abuelita.  It’s a mix of chocolate and cinnamon.  108 more words


Mole Poblano

I’ve never had the nachos here, but that’s only because the tamales are so good.

 Nachojawn Jr and I stopped in for a little brunch after his art class on a Saturday morning. 79 more words