February 2021

Malinche

Malinche By David Ellison   Malinche (also known as Marina, Malintzin, Malinal…) remains one of the most enigmatic and controversial characters in Mexican history. According to Texan historian T. R. Fehrenbach, “If there is one villainess in Mexican history, she is [Malinche]. She was to become the ethnic traitress supreme.” Meanwhile, Colorado Professor Cordelia Candelaria […]

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Lakeside Living – February 2021

LAKESIDE LIVING Carol D. Bradley Email: cdbradleymex@gmail.comPhone: 33-2506-7525 February 2021   “The greatest obstacle to living is expectancy, which hangs upon tomorrow and loses today…The whole future lies in uncertainty: Live immediately.” Seneca Our Lakeside community is reeling; still reeling, from the insidiousness of the Covid-19 virus.  After months, almost a year, of sheltering in place,

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Mexican Grace – February 2021

Mexican Grace This is a regular feature column inspired stories that manifest “Mexican Grace.”  This is a regular feature column inspired stories that manifest “Mexican Grace.”  El Ojo is looking for more anecdotes that relate the many encounters, initiated by expats or locals, that exemplify the special forms of mutual giving and receiving that define the Mexican

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ACCORDING TO SOLEDAD: Memories of a Mexican Childhood

ACCORDING TO SOLEDAD:ACCORDING TO SOLEDAD:Memories of a Mexican Childhood By Katie Goodridge Ingram Review by Michael Hogan   There are two kinds of stories from childhood: those that we are in bondage to, and those that liberate us. This memoir is a combination of both. The author, calling herself “Soledad” in the book, is a

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