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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 [...]

Who knew…

Who knew…

there could be so many variations on green?

A little bit about perspective

A little bit about perspective

At times it can be all about  visual perspective  at other times it’s about kickin’ back to work on another perspective. Hope you are enjoying a rest filled Labor Day.

I am not a fan of high humidity

I am not a fan of high humidity

However, the high humidity can make a glorious dusk.

Latino Heritage Tequila Tasting

Latino Heritage Tequila Tasting

There are lots of things that I get to do as the Executive Director of Latino Heritage.  Granted, it’s a volunteer position, but I get to share things on this blog that are a part of my life.  Just yesterday I went to Pasadena High School’s Visual Arts and Design Academy and presented information that [...]

Some of Cheli’s Shoes Blues

Some of Cheli’s Shoes Blues

The girls are gone.  Funny thing about being this age.  You know how you’re likely to feel before you feel it.   I knew when I saw Cheli’s shoes on the kitchen floor, pointing in a direction but without a skipper, that I would feel sad when they left.  I do.  But I also knew [...]

Our new website!

Our new website!

Thanks to our LH parade & jamaica Communications Committee for producing our NEW website.Please check it out, we’re really proud of it.  http://latinoheritagesgv.org/wordpress/Do check regularly we’ll be having lots of updates – especially as we get closer to the parade and jamaica on October 6, 2012. Latino Heritage Pasadena and the San Gabriel Valley About [...]

Las Senoritas visit in a Black Water Dragon Year

Las Senoritas visit in a Black Water Dragon Year

As it turns out June of 1952, when I was born, was a Black Water Dragon Year according to Chinese Astrology.  I enjoy the stars, think dragons are cool, and wanted to have a fun focus for my birthday party. http://www.vickidellojoio.com/2012/01/chinese-zodiac-2012-year-black-water-dragon/http://www.zcool.com.cn/ So we’re going to get together over the weekend and have party that will [...]

Maude Woods - Opening October 22nd in Pasadena

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