Mexican Pyramids at Teotihuacan

One of the sights well worth seeing if you have are fortunate enough to visit Mexico, rather than heading straight to its beach resorts, is Teotihuacan. Thirty miles from Mexico city, this ancient city existed from roughly 100 B.C.E. to 550 C.E.. It was one of the most influential cities in Mesoamerica, with a population … Continue reading Mexican Pyramids at Teotihuacan

México City is Amazing

First, I must make a profound apology to all Mexicans. Your country is rich in history, culture and art. Somehow I never understood that before. Perhaps it's because I am from the United States where children are educated primarily in their own history and culture. Nearby countries, like Canada and Mexico, are ignored as are … Continue reading México City is Amazing

First review of What’s So Special about Spain

Since the paperback version of my book came out last week I have received my first review from children's book author Darlene Foster. Here's what she had to say about it in her Amazon and Goodreads reviews. "A wonderful book describing some of the many wonders of Spain with amazing pictures and interesting details. Children … Continue reading First review of What’s So Special about Spain

Visiting Santiago de Compostela

On Saturday, the day after we finished walking the Camino, we went to a government building in Santiago de Compostela to get our certificates acknowledging our completion of the walk. You need to have walked at least 100 kilometers on any Camino to get this certificate and we walked 143 kilometers. So we more than … Continue reading Visiting Santiago de Compostela

Will the 2020s Be the Dreadful Decade?

https://twitter.com/georgetakei/status/1499216370763980803?s=21 I am beginning to think the decade of the 2020s may be among the most dreadful in my life. In fact, it is really horrible so far and it might rival the 1940s as among the worst in modern times. First we had a pandemic where we were stuck at home and couldn't see … Continue reading Will the 2020s Be the Dreadful Decade?

A Goodreads Review of My Novel

Here is the latest Goodreads review of my book, Torn Between Worlds: A Mexican Immigrant's Journey to Find Herself. Since the novel was published in February 2021, the book has received 29 rating and 21 reviews there, with an overall average score of 3.79 out of 5 stars. See this link for details: https://www.goodreads.com/book/show/56912602-torn-between-worlds. Review … Continue reading A Goodreads Review of My Novel