Halloween Saturday

Last night was epic. Jackie was supposed to be leaving to NYC but postponed until Monday. That meant she could come out with me and Rikki. (The three of us have been besties since junior high and have only been reunited twice since graduating high school.) We originally planned on […]

Charro Days

(My grandpa on the left.) I always get particularly homesick this time of year. At the end of February, my little hometown celebrates  “Charro Days,” a week-long celebration honoring the relationship between Brownsville, Texas and Matamoros, Mexico, sister border towns. It celebrates our unique Mexican-American/TexMex culture. The festivities start out […]