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La Venganza Baby

La venganza—that’s what stomach distress is called in Mexico. Moctezuma’s revenge on Mexico’s invaders. La venganza set in for me the Saturday before Christmas. We’d been at a party until our toddler broke Baby Jesus out of the nativity scene … Continue reading

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Su Casa Es Mi Casa: Part II

“Don’t worry,” the girls’ mother told me in Spanish when she joined us. “There’s nothing up there that can hurt them.” She had been raised in that house herself.

The way I saw it, there were three generations handing off the house to us. Continue reading

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