Next month, like most Junes for the past decade, I'm scheduled to give speeches --award banquets, graduations, eulogies -- where I need to write something out.
Now, if you've seen me speak in public, you'll know I almost always do it without any notes. I'm frankly more entertaining this...
If you read me long enough, you'll know that I boast at least once a week in my writings that I’m from the Mexican state of Zacatecas, specifically the ranchos of El Cargadero and Jomulquillo, both pertaining to the municipio (roughly, city-county) of Jerez.
It drives my wife nuts.
We buried my Mami yesterday, in a beautiful ceremony that started with over 800 people at St. Boniface Catholic Church in Anaheim on Thursday night for a rosary and will end in nine days after we finish our novena for her.
On the one-year anniversary of Mami's death from...
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