My grandma (abuelita) passed away yesterday. Monday. She was buried today. Tuesday. It all happened so fast, but I think it’s finally starting to sink in. I’m so happy I was able to say goodbye. We were with her last week, in Mexico, that’s why I’ve been a little absent here and on Twitter lately. […]
Archives for June 2011
You’d think tourism into northern Mexico would be dead, but it took us hours to get our permits! Not here for pleasure, unfortunately. In fact, I haven’t even left the house, as I’ve been at my abuelita’s side since we arrived. Thank goodness for my iPad and painfully slow WiFi to take my mind off […]
I adore black olives. I eat them on pizza. In salads. In sandwiches. Mixed with hummus. Tossed with pasta. By themselves, straight out of the can. Did you know that California’s olive growers produce more than 95% of the black ripe olives grown in the U.S.? From breakfast to dinner, January to December, and from […]
There’s a lovely pond in front of the University of Texas tower that’s full of turtles, lilies, lily pads… it’s been there for years and I had never even noticed until my sister pointed it out today! A tranquil space surrounded by summer school chaos. What’s inspiring you these days?
CARS 2 races into theaters everywhere in Disney Digital 3D and IMAX 3D this Friday, June 24th! As if you needed a reminder! In the sequel to the much-loved CARS, star racecar Lightning McQueen (voice of Owen Wilson) and the incomparable tow truck Mater (voice of Larry the Cable Guy) head overseas to compete in […]
We’ve been in Texas for just over two weeks now. The time has gone by incredibly fast, but at the same time, the hot summer days seem to last forever! The purpose of our trip was twofold: 1) To attend my sister’s wedding, and 2) To say goodbye to my grandma – my abuelita – […]