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She was a cute little skinny kid with wide brown eyes and long dark brown hair; always inquisitive and full of herself. She was already bi-lingual by the age of two; Spanish was her folks dominant language and she managed to become fluent in English too. They lived in a predominately Spanish-speaking neighborhood in the city because it would've been difficult to find lodgings elsewhere. In other words, they were different and other people tried to "keep them" in their place. That was a…Continue
She was sitting in the middle of the deli while the lunch crowd paraded by, staring into space, her face speaking "a thousand words" and I could hear them; "I am worried, I am sad, I don't know what to do", and on and on. I had been observing her from afar and could feel something wasn't right, as she sat with her face leaning on the palm of her right arm while she was still surrounded by the lunch dishes that had not yet been cleared from the table. All the while my heart is thumping at…Continue
Even though the neighborhood has changed, folks have moved on and the new arrivals have settled in, there is a feeling of excitement; there's something in the air. We're playing Jose Feliciano's "Feliz Navidad" and the aginaldo's (the original country Christmas music from Puerto Rico) that so enrich our spirit and senses. Families and friends are gathering in an atmosphere of joy, love, and remembering how it use to be back on the island; La Isla Del Encanto. It's time for arroz con…Continue