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Is it just me?

Is it just me?

Given that there were a thousand people in our locally grown parade, it seems a rational thought to think that there might be coverage of an event.  Of those thousand people, the vast majority were students from the Mother’s Club, PUSD Elementary through High Schools, PCC, and Caltech.   An example of the groups that [...]

Karin asked

Karin asked

Every year I get to write a little of history and include it in our brochures for the Latino Heritage Parade & jamaica.   Sandra Gutierrez, our Committee Chair,  did a beautiful job on the brochure – here is my much simpler version – text is same in both.  Karin asked for a peek. How [...]

Fred

Fred

Over the past few months we’ve been thinking about Fred’s role in our lives.  Having fed him, showed him affection and grown used to his being around.   Sad to share that he was killed last night. We think he was struck by a car. Farewell, Fred, we are glad you found a place in [...]

I fibbed

I fibbed

I had planned to not write anything here until after the parade & jamaica on October 6th.     But in the midst of all the mental madness and wild need to meet gazillion deadlines, I find writing so soothing. Fred could care less.  It seems he finds the whole thing only worth a good [...]

Catnap

Catnap

We haven’t had a chance to put away the toys we brought out for the girls to play with when they visited. Larry thinks this was a good choice on our part.

Took this image on Sunday

Took this image on Sunday

Seemed a good day to share this photo. Some days it is good to take a step back and look around.

Such a loving creature

Such a loving creature

Much of yesterday was spent crying.  I won’t be surprised if a lot of today is spent in tears. Our Dear Leia, almost 15 years old, won’t be heading for the food dish anymore.  Her body has decided that it is tired of struggling with all sorts of health issues.   Sad news is she’s [...]

The stories and names not known

The stories and names not known

I have no idea what is must be like to be undocumented and working in this, or any other, country.  However a friend of mine shared what it was like for her.  At times I can’t help but weave a part of that communities stories on this blog.  Follows is a reprise of my post [...]

Latino Heritage Tequila Tasting – day to night

Latino Heritage Tequila Tasting – day to night

Most of today will be spent getting ready for the Tequila Tasting tonight.   The link below will lead you to more detail. This morning I thought I would take photos of the titled stars.   The individual shots went well. However, like most group photos, there was always one star that was clearly out [...]

Dribs and drabs on a busy day

Dribs and drabs on a busy day

There is a grand mural by Leo Politi on Olvera Street.  His “Blessing of the Animals” is just outside of the Mexican Cultural Insittute not too far from the Plaza Methodist Church. The Pasadena connection?  You may wonder; it’s there.The daughter of the Avila Adobe household on Olvera Street, married Manuel Garfias.  alfter California became [...]

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