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I spent the morning finishing the sitting area in front of my studio. I put another row of pavers in and added a small “Tata patio” in front of them. My grandfather had a patio he built from river rock … Continue reading
I hosted a small gathering yesterday of comadres, friends, and poets. It was the first time in three years that I felt like having a party. My dad had his last heart attack in December, the week before we were … Continue reading
The presentation I did at the Pinal County Historical Society Museum on el Día de los Muertos went very well. I was pleased that 45 people attended. Most of them had heard of the holiday but the majority didn’t know … Continue reading
I can’t believe it’s been almost a month since my last post. So many things have happened to keep me from this journal. The happiest news is the birth of my first great-granddaughter, Linda Elenita! She was born on August … Continue reading
I started working on compiling some of my poetry into a chapbook a couple of weeks ago. Thus far, I’ve got 60 poems in 80 pages—maybe too many for a chapbook. I’m considering the title “Rediscovering My Spirit” and I’ve … Continue reading
I picked up the watercolor today and found out that it was a painting in the courtyard of the Tucson Museum of Art. Love the work! Have hung it in our bedroom.
Shirley, Linda, and Gail (three of my Comadres from Sowing the Seeds) Kurt, and I went to Raices Taller 222 for a Tucson Freedom Summer Event. They had a silent auction and we bid on several things. We went for … Continue reading
I did a presentation for the NMU class on Curanderismo in Albuquerque on July 21st, 2012. I shared with them what it entailed “Being Teresita Urrea.” The class met in a large amphitheater that held over 100 students of all … Continue reading
I’ll be bringing Teresita Urrea, renowned curandera, to the Southwest Branch Library tomorrow at 5:30.